[PATCH] Checking integrity of installed packages in cygcheck

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Sat Aug 9 16:29:00 GMT 2003

On Sat, Aug 09, 2003 at 12:12:11PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Thu, Aug 07, 2003 at 06:50:10PM -0400, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
>>This patch adds most of the capability of the script from
>><http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-apps/2003-08/msg00106.html> to cygcheck.
>>It is triggered by the "-c" flag to cygcheck.  "Integrity" is a rather
>>strong word, actually, as all this checks for is the existence of files
>>and directories, but this could be further built upon (for example, tar
>>has a diff option that could be useful).  The patch is against cvs HEAD
>>with my previous micropatch
>>(<http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-patches/2003-q3/msg00058.html>) applied.
>>Comments and suggestions welcome.
>I'm getting some odd errors when I apply this patch:
>"4NT: Unknown command f:"
>(as you can see I use 4NT).
>I haven't had time to debug where these are coming from but I get one
>for every file displayed.

The enclosed patch fixes that.

I'll check this in but it would be nice if (WBNI) this used a mingw gzip
library rather than calling gzip directly.  That's a fair amount of
work but I could resurrect the zlib library in winsup if necessary.

I wonder why setup is using gzip rather than bzip2 for the package files...


--- dump_setup.cc~	2003-08-07 21:42:02.000000000 -0400
+++ dump_setup.cc	2003-08-09 12:16:39.658996759 -0400
@@ -242,6 +242,8 @@ check_package_files (int verbose, char *
   strcat(strcat(filelist, package), ".lst.gz");
   char *zcat = cygpath("/bin/gzip.exe", NULL);
   char command[4096];
+  while (char *p = strchr (zcat, '/'))
+    *p = '\\';
   strcat(strcpy(command, zcat), filelist);
   FILE *fp = popen (command, "rt");
   char buf[4096];

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