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Re: new 'temp' directory in CVS cinstall contains dependency WIP
- To: cygwin-developers at cygwin dot com, cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Subject: Re: new 'temp' directory in CVS cinstall contains dependency WIP
- From: "Gerrit P. Haase" <gp at familiehaase dot de>
- Date: Sat, 22 Sep 2001 17:22:42 +0200
- Organization: Esse keine toten Tiere
- Reply-to: gp at familiehaase dot de
Christopher Faylor schrieb am 2001-09-19, 22:58:
>Without the "-d" the rh output is based on Red Hat's rpms. You do need
>to have all of the packages on your system that are in the cygwin
>release to use this, though.
I will refresh my mirror this night and start testing.
>I'm also open to other category names. You can see the ones that
>I/Debian used in setup.ini.
>As I was setting up the category names I could hear the cygwin mailing
>list voices asking "Why is gawk in the base category!!!??? I don't like
>gawk! It sounds like someone is vomiting!" I'm wondering if our category
>method will immediately prove that we really need something as
>sophisticated as rpm or apt.
gawk is an interpreter, what else?
>I was also wondering if we wanted to have a minimal category, too, which
>only included bash, cygwin, ash, and...???
>And, another thing that I thought would be neat would be for there to be
>some way for users to specify their own categories so that a "Bob"
>category could contain "cygwin, bash, and libtiff" but nothing else.
Sounds like these both are the same. Userdefined setups are really nice
and 'minimal' could be the default/example setting for a user defined set.