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Re: Scripting Installs? missing setup.hints
On Thu, Jan 31, 2002 at 09:28:31AM -0500, Michael Adler wrote:
>On Thu, 31 Jan 2002, Robert Collins wrote:
>> Create a setup.ini on a local web server describing your software. Read
>> http://www.cygwin.com/setup.html. Add the appropriate requires: line to
>> your local setup, which will drag in the needed packages from the normal
>> cygwin mirror sites.
>I'm trying something slightly different. I have a mirror of all the
>packages so that installs are over the LAN. I want to generate a setup.ini
>for all those packages, but it looks like there are many missing
>setup.hints. Is this on purpose?
The information is in the setup.ini file. Eventually all info will be moved
>Is this the responsibility of the package maintainers?
Yes. If they feel like doing so.
>How is the central setup.ini generated?
With a perl script.
>How could one roll their own?
By writing a program.
>Thanks for your support. Let's get them hooked on those snazzy GNU apps!
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