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From: Chris Faylor <cgf AT cygnus DOT com>
Date: Wed, 1 Mar 2000 16:33:07 -0500
To: "Parker, Ron" <rdparker AT butlermfg DOT org>
Cc: cygwin-developers AT sourceware DOT cygnus DOT com
Subject: Re: FS layout issues for v1.1 (eg., /bin and /usr/bin)
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In-Reply-To: <200003012130.NAA05126@cygnus.com>; from rdparker@butlermfg.org on Wed, Mar 01, 2000 at 03:28:07PM -0600

On Wed, Mar 01, 2000 at 03:28:07PM -0600, Parker, Ron wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Glenn Spell [mailto:glenn AT gs DOT fay DOT nc DOT us]
>> Seems to me that the bootstrapping and build process could remain
>> the same except for one final step of moving or copying a few agreed
>> upon executables from /usr/bin to /bin. I'm thinking that if we copy
>> instead of move then then the mount/symlinks issues will be simpler.
>
><snip>
>
>With the usual caveat of complicating updating to new versions of these
>files. (Not saying one is worse than the other, merely a trade off.)

As I've stated before, my preference would be for something that would
be very close to what you'd get if you did a 'configure; make; make install'
in the top level of a cygwin source installation.

Moving files around or forcing files into different directories does not
seem like the right approach to me.

cgf

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