Tue May 27 14:56:00 GMT 2003
On Tue, 27 May 2003, Joe Buehler wrote:
> Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> > This also relates to an issue that I wanted to raise earlier: when doing a
> > search for files at <http://cygwin.com/packages/>, those files that are
> > created by postinstall scripts (e.g., symlinks) will not show up in the
> > listing.
> > So, it might be a good idea to keep a manifest of files that would be
> > potentially created by postinstall scripts, and to remove those files when
> > the package is removed. It's possible that setup will have a separate
> > mechanism for tracking this. Frankly, I don't have a concrete suggestion
> > on how to implement this, but thought I'd at least get this into the
> > archives and make people aware of the issues.
> A change to Cygwin to log file creations (and whatever else) when requested
> by setup.exe?
Maybe just run all postinstall scripts with "set -x", and parse the
output? At least initially...
|\ _,,,---,,_ firstname.lastname@example.org
ZZZzz /,`.-'`' -. ;-;;,_ email@example.com
|,4- ) )-,_. ,\ ( `'-' Igor Pechtchanski
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