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Subject: RE: [Fwd: Re: cygwin-apps Digest 2 Nov 2001 18:46:34 -0000 Issue 223]
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Date: Sun, 4 Nov 2001 13:33:51 +1100
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From: "Robert Collins" <robert DOT collins AT itdomain DOT com DOT au>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christopher Faylor [mailto:cgf AT redhat DOT com]
> On Sun, Nov 04, 2001 at 11:03:40AM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
> >-----Forwarded Message-----
> >> diff
> 
> Why diff?

diff can be very useful in post-install scripts. (ie 
a new sshf-config is being installed, do you want to
Overwrite your current one
Leave your current one
Show the differences
?

> >> file

This is all coming from Earnie's 'base system' email in the archives.
 
...

> >> These are automatically downloaded to support the
> >> above packages; they could be moved from "Base" to
> >> "Libs" if not already there:
> >> gettext
> >> groff
> >> less
> >> libncurses5
> >> libncurses6
> >> readline
> >> termcap
> >> terminfo
> 
> Most of these are not Libs.
> 
> The fact that something is downloaded due to a dependency doesn't
> mean that it has to have a category change.

Yep, and they aren't getting changed :}.

Rob

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