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Re: A script to check integrity of installed packages
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 7 Aug 2003 18:53:46 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: A script to check integrity of installed packages
- Reply-to: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
On Wed, 6 Aug 2003, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 06, 2003 at 09:15:31PM -0400, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> >For some reason some commands (like "man" and "enscript") stopped working
> >for me. After investigating, it turned out that parts of my /usr/share
> >tree got lost, and I wanted to find out exactly what got zapped without
> >having to reinstall everything on my system. I used the attached script
> >to look through the installed package database and check my system against
> >it. Hopefully, someone will find it useful.
> >It would have also been nice if something like this were distributed
> >either with setup or as a separate package, or if this functionality were
> >incorporated into cygcheck. If the latter sounds like a better option, I
> >could rewrite the script in C++ and submit the appropriate patch to
> I think this definitely should be added to cygcheck.
> I've asked, from time to time, for volunteers to add more checking to
> cygcheck. This would be a nice addition.
FYI, I just posted a patch to cygcheck to the cygwin-patches list. Just
to bring this thread to a closure.
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