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Re: [ITP] makeself-2.1.5
On 2010-04-13 20:16, Steven Monai wrote:
I see no need to get tricky here. You can just download the official
sources .run file, and unpack it by running it. The default bash
environment of a base Cygwin install should be capable of running it.
The file unpacks itself into a directory named 'makeself-2.1.5' whose
contents can then be massaged into a suitable directory tree.
The disadvantage of that approach is that manual intervention is
required, where using git avoids that and allows for a normal `cygport
fetch'. The only other possibility would be for cygport to support
overriding the src_unpack commands, and while that has been requested
and I have considered it, I have yet to decide on a reliable
implementation of that feature.
I heartily agree with this recommendation, and I am not nearly so biased.