/rebase.sh (was Re: YA call for snapshot testing)

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Tue Jan 24 16:02:00 GMT 2012

On Tue, Jan 24, 2012 at 07:12:35AM -0500, Andrew Schulman wrote:
>> > What's the supported way in a postinstall script to find the Cygwin
>> > installation directory?  I thought of 'cat
>> > /proc/registry/HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Cygwin/something-or-other', but
>> > it seems that there can be multiple installation locations stored there.
>> Will "cygpath -m /" do?
>Uh... right.  Thanks :)

The problem is finding cygpath isn't it?  If it's not in the path then
you'll have to search for it.

You could look for the shortcut on the desktop I guess and infer the
bin directory from that.

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