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From "Alex Karasulu" <akaras...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [RPM Installer] Cygwin Stuff in Start/Stop Shell Script
Date Thu, 29 Mar 2007 05:40:05 GMT
Ok np you got me screaming uncle :).  Let's remove it then if others don't
have an issue ... and if need be we can revert and add it.

Alex


On 3/28/07, Ole Ersoy <ole.ersoy@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hmmm
>
> The only thing I think is weird about it, is that it sort of implies that
> someone could or might want to run it in a Cygwin environment.
>
> Which sort of implies that we've tested it in a Cygwin environment,
> and support that type of configuration.
>
> Which I think if were going to keep it, we should actually do.
>
> However this is more work, and given that we have installers for
> both OSs,....
>
> So I'm thinking 99.9% of users will grab either the *nix installer or
> the windoz
> installer.  Then .1% will grab the *nix and perhaps try to run in a
> Cygwin environment.
>
> Then they may ask for support, and since we have that in there, we
> should probably have answers
> with respect to how we've tested it.
>
> And then we would probably ask why don't you just install it straight up
> on windoz?
>
> And half may say Ohhh - There's a windoz installer?
>
> I think we should leave it out, and then if there's a lot of support
> inquiries about running
> in Cygwin, put it back and have the supportees help us out with
> validating the configuration....
>
> And if anyone really really feels strongly about it, then I'll just
> shove it back in :-)
>
> Cheers,
> - Ole
>
>
> Alex Karasulu wrote:
> > I'd keep the cygwin stuff since it's not going to harm anything.  It's
> > not much and it's
> > pretty standard issue.  It's a single block that massages the
> > variables once and it's
> > done so I don't think it's that much clutter.
> >
> > But you do have a point about us having different installers for
> > windoz verses *nix.
> >
> > Regards,
> > Alex
> >
> > On 3/28/07, *Ole Ersoy* <ole.ersoy@gmail.com
> > <mailto:ole.ersoy@gmail.com>> wrote:
> >
> >     Thanks Chris,
> >
> >     I can shove them back in if need be.
> >
> >     I asked Alex just now...If we have *NIX installers and Windows
> >     installers that let the user run ApacheDS using .bat files, does
> >     the user
> >     still need Cygwin?
> >
> >     WDYT?
> >
> >     Thanks,
> >     - Ole
> >
> >
> >
> >     Chris Custine wrote:
> >     > The path vars will definitely not work in Cygwin without those
> >     > conversions.  Its ugly, but lots of projects use the same type of
> >     > conversions to maintain Cygwin compatibility.
> >     >
> >     > Chris
> >     >
> >     > On 3/27/07, *Alex Karasulu* < akarasulu@apache.org
> >     <mailto:akarasulu@apache.org>
> >     > <mailto:akarasulu@apache.org <mailto:akarasulu@apache.org>>>
> wrote:
> >     >
> >     >     Yeah this is for windows but if you want the script to work
> >     in the
> >     >     cygwin environment you're going to need this stuff.
> >     >
> >     >     Really if you want to chop this stuff out I recommend checking
> >     >     that it still works in cygwin before doing so.  Do you have
> >     >     a cygwin environment?
> >     >
> >     >     Alex
> >     >
> >     >
> >     >     On 3/21/07, *Ole Ersoy* <ole.ersoy@gmail.com
> >     <mailto:ole.ersoy@gmail.com>
> >     >     <mailto:ole.ersoy@gmail.com <mailto:ole.ersoy@gmail.com>>
>
> >     wrote:
> >     >
> >     >         Howdy,
> >     >
> >     >         In the start/stop script there's this Cygwin stuff:
> >     >
> >     >         # For Cygwin, ensure paths are in UNIX format before
> >     anything
> >     >         is touched
> >     >         if $cygwin ; then
> >     >         [ -n "$APACHEDS_HOME" ] &&
> >     >            APACHEDS_HOME=`cygpath --unix "$APACHEDS_HOME"`
> >     >         [ -n "$APACHEDS_HOME_LOCAL" ] &&
> >     >            APACHEDS_HOME_LOCAL=`cygpath --unix
> >     "$APACHEDS_HOME_LOCAL"`
> >     >         [ -n "$JAVA_HOME" ] &&
> >     >            JAVA_HOME=`cygpath --unix "$JAVA_HOME"`
> >     >         [ -n "$CLASSPATH" ] &&
> >     >            CLASSPATH=`cygpath --path --unix "$CLASSPATH"`
> >     >         fi
> >     >
> >     >         nuke?
> >     >
> >     >         I think cygwin stuff is just for running on windows right?
> >     >
> >     >         Thanks,
> >     >         - Ole
> >     >
> >     >
> >     >
> >
> >
>
>

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