May I remove setup.xml and cygwin-ug.xml?

Warren Young warren@etr-usa.com
Fri May 10 18:19:00 GMT 2013


These files in winsup/doc appear to have been replaced by setup-net.xml 
and cygwin-ug-net.xml.  The Makefile doesn't use either of these as 
input to any of its outputs, and they're not referenced by any of the 
other input files.

Further, if you try to build a document from either of these, you get 
errors due to missing XML chunks.  (e.g. setup-reg.xml, referenced by 
setup.xml, doesn't exist.)

When I first discovered this, I thought for sure it meant I'd somehow 
screwed up the SGML to DocBook XML conversion, but ruled that out thus:

     $ grep -Rsl setup-reg winsup

If you do that to both the current tree and to a tree rolled back to 
before I got my commit bit, you find that only setup.{xml,sgml} contains 
that string.  It means the pre-Warren tree couldn't build documents from 
this file, either.

I'm not in any particular hurry to get rid of these files.  They only 
trouble they're causing is the same any clutter causes.  I want to make 
sure no one knows a reason either has to remain in existence before I 
nuke them.



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