Attn: Yaakov [Was: Re: cygutils Postinstall Script Errors With Exit Code 128]

Charles Wilson
Thu Jun 6 15:17:00 GMT 2013

On 6/5/2013 12:47 PM, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
> On 2013-05-31 03:34, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> On May 30 16:50, Charles Wilson wrote:
>>> If we want to include (some subset of) cygutils explicitly in Base,
>>> I could see splitting into three subpackages:
>>>     cygutils (Base):
>>>        cygdrop cygstart lpr mkshortcut readshortcut winln
>> What about "cygstart mkshortcut readshortcut"?  These may be used by
>> postinstall scripts, the other stuff is extra, afaics.
> Agreed.


> IMO man1 pages should be packaged together with their executables.


>> So, as result, we should do this for a start:
>> - cygwin-doc drops "Base" from the categories.
>> - dos2unix adds "Base" to the categories.
>> - cygutils drops "dos2unix" from requires.


> The man3 and info pages definitely don't need to be in Base, but it
> would be nice if the man1 pages were packaged with cygwin.  Is that
> possible?  Otherwise, this sounds good to me.

Sure, I can do that. I'll roll a new release tonight (for both 32- and 64-).


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