cygport pkgcheck

Reini Urban rurban@x-ray.at
Wed Jun 7 09:14:00 GMT 2006


Yaakov S (Cygwin Ports) schrieb:
> Reini Urban wrote:
>> I added a function pkgcheck, which checks for duplicate and missing
>> files comparing inst to the generated binpkg files.
>> To check if the manually written pkg_names[] array is correct.
>> This is only useful for splitted packages.
>>
>> I found it useful for postgresql, which is quite split up.
>> Maybe you want to look at it.
> 
> OK, sounds interesting.
> 
>> Note: I allow duplicate /usr/include *.h files, because server and
>> client libs might want to share these.
> 
> I don't understand; if a file is present in more than one package, then
> you get all sorts of problems with clobbering, missing files, etc.  This
> is a limitation of setup.exe that we have to deal with.  A given file
> should be in one and only one package, period.
> 
> Unless I misunderstood you, could you please make a new patch without
> that part of the code.

Agreed.

Attached is the new version.
No ChangeLog, ... entries.
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Reini
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