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Re: cygwin-doc html/ missing docbook.css and index dups cygwin-{api,ug-net}

On 2017-04-19 15:47, Jon Turney wrote:
> On 19/04/2017 16:42, Brian Inglis wrote:
>> On 2017-04-19 04:58, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>> On Apr 16 12:22, Brian Inglis wrote:
>>>> Could you please consider having setup-x86{,_64} install Windows
>>>> shortcuts to at least the UG .pdf and index.html if present, in
>>>> the .../Start Menu/Programs/Cygwin folder?
>>>> A Windows URL shortcut to would also be helpful
>>>> for some.
>>> That requires to change setup or to provide a postinstall script.
>>> Are you willing to provide the latter?

Darn - hoped you wouldn't ask - attached, and preremove (if not filtered).
Both tested on W10 without, and with CYGWINFORALL=-A and elevated/admin rights.
Comments or improvements you could suggest, or changes you need made?

>> I am not aware of any arguments passed to postinstall scripts, so a
>> /etc/postinstall/ would have to check for the folders
>> "$(cygpath -APU)"/Cygwin or "$(cygpath -PU)"/Cygwin, cd there,
>> mkshortcut(s), then cd back, as mkshortcut does not support folders,
>> as far as I can tell.
>> The postinstall script would also have to run elevated as admin to
>> make shortcuts in AllUsers/ProgramData, from what I have found.
>> An /etc/preremove/ script would also have to be
>> provided to remove those shortcuts.
>> Any problems with that approach or improvements you could suggest?

> This needs documenting, but when running postinstall scripts, Cygwin
> setup sets the CYGWINFORALL env var to "-A" if installing for "All
> Users" [1], for exactly this purpose.
> [1];a=commitdiff;h=c3d07c1372904c915b5895808f2cc6462975901e

Thanks Jon - makes things more straightforward.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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