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Re: [PATCH setup 0/3] Setup replacement for incver_ifdep
- From: Achim Gratz <Stromeko at nexgo dot de>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2015 19:38:26 +0200
- Subject: Re: [PATCH setup 0/3] Setup replacement for incver_ifdep
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- References: <1442937170-17580-1-git-send-email-jon dot turney at dronecode dot org dot uk> <561BB2A4 dot 2030009 at dronecode dot org dot uk>
Jon Turney writes:
> On 22/09/2015 16:52, Jon Turney wrote:
>> (Further note: autodep is broken in upset. Many package which should have a
>> dependency on _update-info-dir do not have one, and only 19 packages do, so this
>> is not working as intended at the moment.
>> Yes, this means that the autodep on the cygwin package isn't working correctly,
> While I still think this needs replacing with something better, this
> particular issue was actually quite straightforward to fix, so I fixed
> this on sourceware yesterday.
As for your patches, I think that the first two (getting rid of the
regex engine and the incomplete implementation of autodep: lines) are
non-controversial and should be applied.
I still don't think the triggers should be implemented or at least not
in the way you've been proposing.
I've meanwhile looked a bit deeper on what it would take to update the
info dir using perpetual scripts and it seems it is about the same
effort as the incremental autorebase. The easiest path would be to keep
the script the same as it is now and just check if a package with info
files got installed or removed. But it would be possible to just add /
remove the corresponding entries with a bit more bookkeeping. I'll try
something of that, but not immediately.
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