New Setup for Cygwin 1.7 on

Corinna Vinschen
Fri Aug 15 13:28:00 GMT 2008

On Aug 15 07:16, Eric Blake wrote:
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> According to Corinna Vinschen on 8/15/2008 7:13 AM:
> >>
> >> So, how can we make sure that the script
> >> from the base-cygwin package runs as the first script?  Does it work
> >> to make bash depend on base-cygwin?
> > 
> > Eric?  Is the latter feasible?  I created the
> > in a way so that it only requires bash itself, not any coreutils tool.
> I don't know setup.exe well enough to say if that extra dependency will
> help, but a) it can't hurt, and b) it's worth a shot.  I've tweaked the
> setup.hint in release-2 accordingly.

Cool, thanks!  I'll try a fresh reinstall soon.

What I still don't get is that, in my local install, the update-info-dir,
coreutils, and terminfo postinstall scripts ran before the bash postinstall
script, even though all of them list bash as requirement.  Any idea?


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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