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Re: New Setup for Cygwin 1.7 on

On Aug 20 11:17, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 04:46:30PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On Aug 20 10:39, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >> On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 09:57:51AM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >> >I removed all dependencies from release-2/base-passwd except for
> >> >base-cygwin a couple of days ago.  Hopefully we get to the point
> >> >where the base packages' postinstalls run first.
> >> 
> >> Keeping a base-dependency in cygwin would make setup want to run base-*
> >> before cygwin, though.  Cygwin doesn't *really* depend on these packages
> >> (it doesn't need them to run) so I don't think they should be a
> >> dependency.
> >
> >That's the whole idea.  Cygwin itself has no postinstall scripts, but
> >the base-* scripts should run first.  That's why the dependencies make
> >sense.  What else packages should depend on the base-* packages to
> >accomplish this?
> I thought the whole point was to install cygwin first.  How can you run base
> packages first in a new install when there is no cygwin1.dll?

The installation order doesn't matter.  Only the order in which scripts
run matters.  And I don't see another way how to make sure that the
base-* scripts always run first.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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