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Re: Native symlinks and setup.exe
That is a good point as well, however I'm not sure what are the
opinions of Cygwin's "elders".
Would everyone vote for creating a policy like that and pushing it to
the package maintainers?
A political discussion is what I'm trying to start here :)
On 4 October 2016 at 17:56, Gerrit Haase <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hello Gene,
> in my opinion, it is not a setup.exe or tar problem, but I think
> packages should not include symlinks at all. All can be created
> postinstallation by the postinstall script, inside Cygwin and the
> users environment it is running on.
> Obviously, a political discussion is required, to decide whether it is
> ok, as is, or if a change in package logic would have benefits.
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