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Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2002 10:56:24 -0500
From: Christopher Faylor <cgf AT redhat DOT com>
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Cc: Charles Wilson <cwilson AT ece DOT gatech DOT edu>,
Robert Collins <robert DOT collins AT itdomain DOT com DOT au>
Subject: Re: setup.exe rebase patch
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On Mon, Feb 25, 2002 at 10:36:24AM -0500, Jason Tishler wrote:
>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. :,)

The program itself sounds more like something for cygutils than for
winsup/utils but if it needs to be tightly integrated with setup.exe, it
should probably just live in cinstall.

cgf

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