More: [1.7] packaging problem? Both /usr/bin/ and /usr/lib/ are non-empty

Corinna Vinschen
Thu May 14 14:53:00 GMT 2009

On May 14 10:45, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Thu, May 14, 2009 at 01:15:06PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On May 13 19:24, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >> On May 13 13:10, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >> > Yes.  Trivial change.
> >> > [...etc...]
> >> 
> >>Btw., while we're at it.
> >>
> >>I'm starting to doubt that the idea of the base-cygwin package to add a
> >>script to /etc/profile.d to copy the HKCU mount points from an old
> >>Cygwin 1.5 installation really makes sense.  I'm wondering what this
> >>all might break.  Talking about /usr/bin and /usr/lib mounts, for
> >>instance...
> >>
> >>Maybe we should simply get rid of that and tell the user to create
> >>former user mount points manually?
> >
> >I converted the /etc/profile.d/ script to a simple helper
> >script /bin/copy-user-registry-fstab.  This can be called by every user
> >manually.  I think that's more safe than an automatism.  I also updated
> >the documentation accordingly.  I'll upload the new base-cygwin package
> >and the new docs when I upload cygwin-1.7.0-48.  I would just like to
> >have the few points discussed which I raised in
> >
> I just removed the MOUNT_CYGWIN_EXEC flag.  As I said in my other
> response, I don't think we need to worry about your other point.

Ok, thanks.  I jsut saw this mail right after I sent my other reply.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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