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RE: Default script installation
- From: "John Morrison" <john dot r dot morrison at ntlworld dot com>
- To: <cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Sun, 2 Mar 2003 21:11:56 -0000
- Subject: RE: Default script installation
> From: Max Bowsher
> Christopher Faylor wrote:
> > On Sun, Mar 02, 2003 at 06:20:08PM -0000, Max Bowsher wrote:
> >> Like this:
> >> - User installs Cygwin. Current version of update-defaults runs.
> >> - User later installs another package (non-Base) It's /etc/defaults
> >> files are not copied.
> >> - Problem.
> > Like this:
> > - User installs Cygwin, selects base and 27 other packages. Current
> > version of update-defaults runs.
> > - User later instlls another package (non-Base). Its /etc/defaults
> > files
> > are not copied.
> > i.e., it has nothing to do with Base and this is what we have already
> > discussed to death.
> Sorry, what I mean is that the /etc/defaults mechanism won't work well for
> non-Base packages.
> Yes, the /etc/profile package is Base, just mentioning that
> isn't a generic solution.
> >> 1) The order is known, but perhaps not ideal.
> > What's the order? I thought it was FindNextFile order.
> So alphabetic (ASCIIbetic, anyway) - not documented by MS anywhere I can
> see, but seems reliable.
I've know FindNextFile to give reverse alphabetical order... think it
was under windows 95...
Looks like I really need to dig into setup.