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Re: Cygwin package management
Larry Hall writes:
> You left out of your simple description the postinstall (and
> preremove) scripts. That's not to say that someone can't make
> scripts to perform the equivalent of what 'setup.exe' does or that
> your python scripts don't already.
Yes, I forgot. I only added /etc/postinstall to cyg-apt when I learnt
that people were actually using it on Cygwin; running those on my
cygwin tree on linux does not work.
> It is worthwhile noting that this list doesn't support home-
> grown install scripts. One should feel free to develop these but please
> don't expect us to debug'em. :-)
Of course. Otoh, providing a unix environment and then expecting
people to resistancelessly accept a setup.exe gui to do package
management is asking for trouble ;-)
Jan Nieuwenhuizen <email@example.com> | GNU LilyPond - The music typesetter
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