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Re: Is setup.exe _supposed_ to delete the cygwin dll before attempting to run shell scripts?
On Fri, 24 Sep 2004, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Sep 24 12:48, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> > On Fri, Sep 24, 2004 at 05:31:34PM +0100, Dave Korn wrote:
> > >This time I'm keeping a full list of everything that's in my /bin
> > >directory. Next time anything bombs out I'm going to be able to
> > >_prove_ setup deleted it.
> > I think the cygwin1.dll deletion has been reported before. Maybe
> > there's a problem in the dependency logic. It seems like setup.exe
> > should know that the cygwin package needs to be installed before
> > everything else.
> ...and it should be uninstalled as last package. Otherwise preremove
> scripts are a bit under pressure...
This is more likely to be the culprit -- postinstall scripts are run after
all the package files were installed. Unfortunately, preremove script
dependencies aren't easily computed from regular package dependencies --
this has been discussed on cygwin-apps some time ago.
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