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Re: Mingw and w32api package names.
Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 11, 2001 at 11:54:46AM -0400, Earnie Boyd wrote:
> >Shortly I'll be releasing new packages for MinGW and w32api. The
> >current file name for MinGW isn't really reflective of the package name
> >itself. I would like to use mingw-runtime-$(VERSION)-$(CYGRELEASE) for
> >the name. I would also like to use w32api-$(VERSION)-$(CYGRELEASE) for
> >the w32api package name. This is more consistent with the packaging and
> >is more consistent with the way the packages are distributed by the
> >MinGW team. Comments or objections?
> I'm sure that this it will confuse the current version of setup if you
> call this mingw-runtime. How are you planning on dealing with the
Adding an entry `@ mingw-runtime' seems to work ok. It would give
enough time to work out the details of what to do for the `@ mingw'
entry for the next release, e.g.: a post install script to remove
entries from the setup control files in /etc/setup.
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