astksh review

Igor Pechtchanski
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 <>, 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...
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