[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: bash-3.2.25-17

Eric Blake ebb9@byu.net
Fri Oct 19 13:34:00 GMT 2007

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According to Igor Peshansky on 10/19/2007 7:29 AM:
>> Why not create a stand-alone package in the base category which
>> consists of just the postinstall script?
> I could, but the issue is more basic than where the script lives.  Right
> now Cygwin populates the /dev directory as a virtual directory within the
> DLL.  The script I'm talking about will make /dev a real directory, and
> the only thing Cygwin will deal with is devices.
> What the transition would entail is not clear to me.

But the bash postinstall script already creates /dev as a real directory,
as of my release announcement; it just isn't very populated.  I think
making the script its own package in base, then making bash depend on that
package, would be worthwhile.

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