Eliminating usr/i686-pc-cygwin

Corinna Vinschen corinna@vinschen.de
Wed Jun 7 02:21:00 GMT 2000

Chris Faylor wrote:
> I've been perfecting my "mknetrel" script to the point where it is now
> easy to eliminate the i686-pc-cygwin directory.
> [...]
> I can think of a few ways to do this.
> 1) Setup.exe can issue a warning if it sees this directory, and do nothing.
> 2) Setup.exe can issue a warning, and move the directory out of the way.
> 3) Setup.exe can issue a warning, and remove the directory.
> 4) Setup.exe can do 2) or 3) and do a:  'ln -s usr i686-pc-cygwin'.
> I'm probably partial to 2.
> This will probably cause some pain in the short run but I think it is
> worth it to make things look more like a normal UNIX system.
> Thoughts?

I would rather see solution 3.


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