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Re: Suggestion for setup
"Andrew DeFaria" <Andrew@DeFaria.com> wrote in message
> Rick Rankin wrote:
> > Depends on how you define "harmless". We have a *huge* domain, and
> > -d" can take a very long time (20 - 30 minutes) to complete, so I
> > wouldn't want to run blindly run it with the -d option here. If it
> > implemented, it should be an option, at least.
> > When I run mkpasswd here, I generally run it twice, once to get
> > accounts, and once with the -d *and* -u options to get a specific
> > from the domain. It might be useful with those options. Hmm, maybe
I'll take a
> > look at that. It would require some fields in the GUI though...
> That's why I lobbied (briefly) for setup to allow the user to specify
> their own setup script - a script to be run automatically after Cygwin
> setup is done. This way the various administrators could determine and
> code their own local customizations as it were.
And the setup in beta at the moment sortof-has this capability. Simply
add a new mirror site, with a single package in base called "Andrew's
master script". It's postinstall script will get run.
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