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- From: Yaakov Selkowitz <yselkowitz at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 08 Jun 2015 13:34:39 -0500
- Subject: Re: setup
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On Mon, 2015-06-08 at 15:49 +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Jun 8 14:56, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Jun 3 19:11, Achim Gratz wrote:
> > > Yaakov Selkowitz writes:
> > > > Anyone looking at the sources would be tainted thereby. Because we are
> > > > concerned about the licensing of upset, AFAICS we are going to have to
> > > > clean-room reverse-engineer this.
> > >
> > > So what exactly does upset that genini doesn't when it comes to
> > > generating setup.ini and what other functions does it do in the
> > > maintenance of the download area (which I assume is the part where it
> > > gets hairy)?
> > Basically upset generates setup.ini and setup.bz2 files and a makefile
> > signs the files. But additionally upset also creates the data for the
> > package search and it does the uploading from the package staging area.
> ...it also handles the "autodep" and "incver_ifdep" stuff in setup.hint.
> "autodep" (and "noautodep") seems to have a bug, though, as we discussed
> a while back. It seems to miss adding some of the required dependencies.
Do we really need autodep anymore?
> "incver_ifdep" is still used in _update-info-dir unfortunately. It would
> be nice to make this a perpetual postinstall script instead.