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Re: New Setup for Cygwin 1.7 on cygwin.com
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
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