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Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2002 10:36:24 -0500
From: Jason Tishler <jason AT tishler DOT net>
Subject: Re: setup.exe rebase patch
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On Sun, Feb 24, 2002 at 01:41:13PM -0500, Charles Wilson wrote:
> Robert Collins wrote:
> >Neato. This sounds like a cygutils thingo to me, or a new package.
> >Chuck? Ohhhh Chuck?
> 
> Ummm...do we really want to fork the code into two separate locations? 

No, they should somehow share the common code.

> It seems to me that the best thing to do would be the following:
> 
> [snip very reasonable proposal]
>
> Yeah -- which is why they should both come from the same code.  In the 
> same location.  I *strongly* advocate adding rebase.exe to the cinstall 
> directory since it will be so tightly tied to setup.exe's behavior...

cinstall is fine with me.  winsup/utils is another possibility.
I'm having problems deciding which is better.  I'm willing to go along
with the consensus.  Unless, Chris would like to make an executive
decision. :,)

Thanks,
Jason

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