Chris January chris@atomice.net
Thu Jun 27 14:35:00 GMT 2002

> > If it overwrites it, then I have packaged it wrongly. It should put
> > and kill.exe into separate subdirectories, i.e. /bin/procps/ps.exe and
> > /usr/bin/procps/kill.exe.
> PLEASE do not differentiate between /bin and /usr/bin.  This caused no
> end of trouble during the early days of setup.exe when setup didn't
> *always* follow the mounts.  Granted, setup is much better about that
> sort of thing now, but don't tempt fate.
> There's no need for separate /bin and /usr/bin on cygwin.
> (I don't care about the procps/ subdirectory, but I doubt others will be
> very happy about it.  cf. netpbm packagin discussion on cygwin-apps)
I've regenned the package without /usr/bin.
As for the procps subdirectory in /bin I was following the precedent set by


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