grace broken installation

Ken Brown
Tue Jan 28 12:49:00 GMT 2020

On 1/28/2020 1:38 AM, Brian Inglis wrote:
> Links should only be applied during build processes to allow building and
> testing to complete successfully.
> Build link types may not be compatible with tar or the target file system and
> should not be included in packages for distribution e.g. they may only work on
> systems configured for WSL and with WSL installed.
> Distributed package links should be generated during post-install processing and
> should fall back to file copies if links are unsupported on the target file system.

Many Cygwin packages contain symlinks that are not generated during 
post-install.  setup handles them just fine.


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