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Subject: Re: cygwin-apps Digest 2 Nov 2001 18:46:34 -0000 Issue 223
From: Robert Collins <robert DOT collins AT itdomain DOT com DOT au>
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On Sun, 2001-11-04 at 04:01, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 03, 2001 at 10:27:43PM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
> 
> Actually, IMO, what the above means is that cygwin.bat should not
> be created if bash.exe is not installed.  There is no requirement
> that cygwin.bat should always be created.  It makes no sense to
> do so if you have not downloaded the correct components.

Good point. So cygwin.bat should actually be part of the bash package,
with a post install script to tweak it as setup.exe currently does.

Who wants to contribute the script?

Rob

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