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Re: setup

On Jun  8 14:05, Yaakov Selkowitz wrote:
> On Mon, 2015-06-08 at 20:47 +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Jun  8 13:34, Yaakov Selkowitz wrote:
> > > On Mon, 2015-06-08 at 15:49 +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > > > 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?
> > 
> > IDK.  autodep is only used to create the auto-dependency to the "cygwin"
> > package, except for the two "noautodep" packages _update-info-dir and
> > _autorebase.  The reason, afair, was to make sure the dependency chain
> > created by setup when (un-)installing in the right order makes sense.
> I thought the reason was to (attempt to) assure proper ordering of
> postinstall scripts,

That's what I meant, just in so many different words ;)

> which (besides not working properly, as we discovered a while ago) we
> shouldn't need to rely on any more with the current setup.

That's where you lost me.  Why is it NOT necessary anymore?  Was there
some patch to setup I'm missing?


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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