Mail Archives: cygwin-apps/2001/11/10/23:53:17
----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher Faylor" <cgf AT redhat DOT com>
To: <cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com>
Sent: Sunday, November 11, 2001 3:40 PM
Subject: Re: Move zlib up one level?
> On Sun, Nov 11, 2001 at 03:37:26PM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "Christopher Faylor" <cgf AT redhat DOT com>
> >> >Yeah, but isn't cygcheck a cygwin1.dll application?
> >> The only problem is that I had to pull a lot of code out of
> >Not good.. particularly with the amount of changes I'm accruing in
> >at the moment.
> You're not planning on changing any of the files in /etc/setup are
> That would be a bad thing(TM).
Not directly or immediately. And certainly any changes I do suggest will
be done in a backward compatible fashion..
There are some things I believe we should be able to do with
1) Detect cross-package conflicts. Say foo and bar both contain
2) The lst files are currently gz' files, I think it would be good to
change to using bz2 in the future.
Doing the 1st one really requires a more database orientated approach --
long term of course.
> Also, since I wrote most (all?) of what I'm pulling out, I felt pretty
> comfortable with it...
Oh, sure :}. I wasn't meaning you weren't capable, just that having the
same code in two places is bad because of the capability for skew.
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