New Setup for Cygwin 1.7 on

Christopher Faylor
Thu Aug 21 15:38:00 GMT 2008

On Thu, Aug 21, 2008 at 05:20:41PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Aug 21 11:12, Charles Wilson wrote:
>> Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> > To rephrase: I think it is a bad idea to remove dependencies from
>> > _update-info-dir since so many things rely on it.
>> Unless:
>>   1) all of _update-info-dir's dependencies are already satisfied by the
>> Base category
>> or
>>   2) we carefully map the dependency chains of the basic system-setup
>> packages (cygwin, base-*, a few more?) and deliberately exclude them
>> from getting _update-info-dir added to their dependency list.
>> or
>>   3) somehow add a priority scheme to postinstall scripts, so that in
>> the event of a cycle, setup "starts" traversing the dependency loop at
>> the package with the highest priority.
>> In order of least effort to most, I'd vote #1...
>Full ACK.

If only this was a democracy.

I've made the change I mentioned.  Neither bash nor texinfo rely on


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