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Re: setup

On Mon, 2015-06-08 at 15:49 +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Jun  8 14:56, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Jun  3 19:11, Achim Gratz wrote:
> > > Yaakov Selkowitz writes:
> > > > Anyone looking at the sources would be tainted thereby.  Because we are
> > > > concerned about the licensing of upset, AFAICS we are going to have to
> > > > clean-room reverse-engineer this.
> > > 
> > > So what exactly does upset that genini doesn't when it comes to
> > > generating setup.ini and what other functions does it do in the
> > > maintenance of the download area (which I assume is the part where it
> > > gets hairy)?
> > 
> > Basically upset generates setup.ini and setup.bz2 files and a makefile
> > signs the files.  But additionally upset also creates the data for the
> > package search and it does the uploading from the package staging area.
> also handles the "autodep" and "incver_ifdep" stuff in setup.hint.
> "autodep" (and "noautodep") seems to have a bug, though, as we discussed
> a while back.  It seems to miss adding some of the required dependencies.

Do we really need autodep anymore?

> "incver_ifdep" is still used in _update-info-dir unfortunately.  It would
> be nice to make this a perpetual postinstall script instead.



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