Wed Nov 7 13:21:00 GMT 2001
Jonathan Kamens wrote:
> I see several references in <URL:http://www.cygwin.com/setup.html> to
> post-install scripts for packages, and there have been several
> recent references here to such scripts as well. I'm unclear about
> what this means in the context of Cygwin. I know that in a RedHat
> RPM, for example, the post-install script is run automatically after
> the package is installed. Is the same thing true here, i.e., is there
> some way to put a script into a Cygwin package that will be run
> automatically after the package is installed?
Yep. If the package contains a file /etc/postinstall/foo then that file
will be executed after installation, and then renamed to foo.done
afterwards. (All *.done files are ignored).
> Or is what is being
> discussed here a script that the user needs to run by hand?
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