This is the mail archive of the mailing list for the Cygwin project.

Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]
Other format: [Raw text]

Re: Scripting Installs? missing setup.hints

On Thu, Jan 31, 2002 at 09:28:31AM -0500, Michael Adler wrote:
>On Thu, 31 Jan 2002, Robert Collins wrote:
>> Create a setup.ini on a local web server describing your software. Read
>> Add the appropriate requires: line to
>> your local setup, which will drag in the needed packages from the normal
>> cygwin mirror sites.
>I'm trying something slightly different. I have a mirror of all the
>packages so that installs are over the LAN. I want to generate a setup.ini
>for all those packages, but it looks like there are many missing
>setup.hints. Is this on purpose?

The information is in the setup.ini file.  Eventually all info will be moved
to setup.hints.

>Is this the responsibility of the package maintainers?

Yes.  If they feel like doing so.

>How is the central setup.ini generated?

With a perl script.

>How could one roll their own?

By writing a program.

>Thanks for your support. Let's get them hooked on those snazzy GNU apps!

Uh huh.


Unsubscribe info:
Bug reporting:

Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]