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Re: Pending setup patches (issue 6)
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Max Bowsher <maxb at ukf dot net>
- Cc: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 9 Mar 2003 11:41:50 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: Re: Pending setup patches (issue 6)
- Reply-to: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
On Sun, 9 Mar 2003, Max Bowsher wrote:
> Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> >> Patches being worked on:
> >> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> >> * Igor's postinstall ordering patch
> >> http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-apps/2003-03/msg00051.html
> >> Implementation discussion.
> > And this one's ready to go as-is. The only discussion is with regard
> > to whether it'll be a temporary or a permanent solution...
> But what about:
> + // TODO: free unused map entries
Not a show-stopper. Setup keeps all kinds of memory chunks around.
They'll be freed when it exits anyway, it's just cleaner to explicitly
> + // TODO: detect circular dependences
Mmm, I think this one can be done later as an improvement. Again, not a
show stopper, just something that will influence the sort order.
> Also, dependences/dependencies: Both are valid words, but the 2nd seems (to
> me) more commonly used?
Must be my compiler background... I'll change it if it bothers people.
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