Cygdaemon - planning

Earnie Boyd
Thu Jul 3 15:57:00 GMT 2003

Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 03, 2003 at 05:28:35PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>On Thu, Jul 03, 2003 at 10:43:16AM -0400, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>>>So, if the package configury sets HAVE_FUNCTION_FOO when the system says 
>>>ENOSYS the package configury is broken and needs fixed anyway.
>>But ENOSYS is only returned on systems not *running* cygserver.  If
>>cygserver runs during the configure process, the configury is perfectly
>>happy.  You're missing the fact that the developers system is not 
>>necessaily in the same state as the users system.
> (I feel like a mediator here)
> I think Earnie is saying that well-written code would notice the ENOSYS
> error and use alternative solutions at run time.

Correct, and the cygwin-apps review process would need to consider it 
manditory for the package acceptance/upgrade process.


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