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Re: x86/ -> ./ symlink

On Jul  1 13:15, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Jul  1 11:23, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > I'll have a look, too.  The 64 bit version now also misbehaves like the
> > 32 bit version in terms of showing a broken package list.  A first
> > debugging attempt shows that it now neglects to parse the .ini file at
> > all for some reason.
> I found the reason for not finding the local setup.ini file anymore.
> The much too complex algorithm scans the *entire* tree below the local
> package dir for a file called SETUP_INI_FILENAME.  The problem now is
> that it compares SETUP_INI_FILENAME against the filename returned by
> FindFileNext.  Since SETUP_INI_FILENAME now includes a path component
> (x86/x86_64), the search doesn't work anymore.  And after that, when it
> didn't find the file, it scans the entire tree another time to collect
> file information for all files in the tree to be able to go ahead
> without setup.ini file.
> I'm just struggling with the idiotically complex C++ class system.
> I thought I just simplify the do_fromcwd function to just check for the
> file, but now I have another weird effect.  After setup spends some time
> in the progress dialog, it suddenly is back to dialog #2, "Choose A
> Download Source".  Incredible how that's possible at all.  How I wish
> setup would have been written in plain C.

There's also IniParseFindVisitor::visitFile called from do_local_ini,
which *again* scans the entire directory tree.  Why on earth does
setup scan for the ini file instead of just using the given path?

Still digging...


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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