Problem installing setup-1.7

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Apr 28 08:51:00 GMT 2008

On Apr 27 18:36, Charles Wilson wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> The problem is that this doesn't allow a parallel installation for
>> now, even if setup-1.7 is working as advertised. 
> That's what I was trying to say.
>> I should add code
>> to the script which replaces all $OLD_CYGWINROOT path components with
>> $NEW_CYGWINROOT on the fly to support that.
> That would be useful, during the transition.

Right.  I'll look into it ASAP.

>> /etc/fstab.d/$USER is created and old 1.5 registry user mount points are
>> copied to /etc/fstab.d/$USER on the fly when the user starts the shell
>> the first time.  That's done by the new /etc/profile.d/user-fstab.c?sh
>> scripts in base-cygwin.
> "it" ==  I didn't know there were /other/ 
> components of base-cygwin that /would/ handle that part.

Isn't it nice to have a surprise every day? :)


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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