Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Thu Jun 27 15:24:00 GMT 2002

On Thu, Jun 27, 2002 at 07:49:09PM +0100, Chris January wrote:
>> > 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

Ouch.  I wasn't aware of these.  I don't like these any more than I'd like
a /usr/bin/procps.

However, it seems obvious that these directories don't actually have to
be included in the path if you want to use ncurses.


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