[PATCH] cygcheck -s should not imply -d

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Tue Jan 11 08:11:00 GMT 2011

On Jan 10 12:52, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 10, 2011 at 01:51:02PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On Jan  5 19:50, Jon TURNEY wrote:
> >> 
> >> Currently, for cygcheck -s implies -d.  This seems rather unhelpful.
> >> 
> >> I'm afraid I've lost the thread which inspired this, but in it the reporter
> >> provided cygcheck -svr output as requested, but this did not help diagnose
> >> what ultimately turned out to be the problem, that a DLL was actually an older
> >> version (presumably due to replace-in-use problems)
> >> 
> >> Attached a patch to modify cygcheck so -s no longer implies -d (although -d
> >> can still be used).
> >> 
> >
> >> 
> >> 2011-01-05  Jon TURNEY
> >> 
> >> 	* cygcheck.cc (main): don't imply -d from -s option to cygcheck
> >
> >Looks good to me.  Applied.
> Sorry that I didn't reply to this.  I wasn't 100% convinced that this
> was a good idea since some of the packages show up as having problems
> when they are ok.  I was wondering if that would end up generating more
> (understandably) confused mailing list traffic but I guess, in the end,
> it probably is better to check the validity of the packages for the
> prescribed error reporting technique.

I wasn't quite sure either, but while running cygcheck with Jon's patch
it started to make more sense.  We can also change the docs to ask for
`cygcheck -svrd' output, but I guess we should just wait and see.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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