"post-install scripts"?

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Wed Nov 7 18:18:00 GMT 2001

On Thu, Nov 15, 2001 at 10:10:03PM -0500, Jonathan Kamens wrote:
>>  Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2001 22:07:12 -0500
>>  From: Charles Wilson <cwilson@ece.gatech.edu>
>>  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).
>Ah.  Is this documented anywhere on the Web site?  I don't see it
>anywhere in <URL:http://www.cygwin.com/setup.html>, which would seem
>like a logical place for it.
>If whoever owns this page agrees that this would be a logical place,
>I'll volunteer to write the text to document the functionality.  Let
>me know.

I guess that Robert owns the page, although I've written pieces of it.
I agree that it is absolutely the most logical place for this to be
documented and I think that additional words would be great.


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