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Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2001 13:53:43 -0500
From: Christopher Faylor <cgf AT redhat DOT com>
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Subject: Re: /setup.html please read
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On Fri, Nov 02, 2001 at 01:47:25PM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Fri, Nov 02, 2001 at 12:23:12PM -0500, Roth, Kevin P. wrote:
>>2) Under "Making Packages", I think the "standard" for binary packages
>>is to leave off the initial "/" on filenames inside the tarball.  E.g.:
>>    usr/doc/cURL-7.9/README
>>instead of
>>    /usr/doc/cURL-7.9/README
>>I think the point is to allow someone to expand the binary package into
>>some other location (besides "/") if desired for whatever reason.
>
>I think this is implied by:
>
>	* Binary packages are extracted in /, include all file paths from the
>	root in your archive.
>
>Actually, this should be:
>
>/usr/doc/cygwin/cURL-7.9-1.README
>or
>/usr/doc/cygwin/cURL-7.9.README

>>3) I realize this one is kind of nit-picky, but the 4th bullet under
>>"Making Packages" mentions a "file" named /usr/doc/foo-vendor, when in
>>fact this should call it a "directory".
>
>Actually, this is correct.   This should be a file.

Oops.  Note to self:  "Always check first before sending email."
You're right, Kevin.

cgf

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