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Re: Please try new setup exe's

On 7/15/2013 2:58 PM, Christopher Faylor wrote:
On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 02:32:24PM -0400, Charles Wilson wrote:
What changes did you have to make to upset, to teach it about the new
format? I'd like to replicate those changes in genini...

... so I can test the new setup-exe's with my to-be-uploaded packages.

The new setup.exe will still understand old setup.ini's, just not the

However, all that I did to upset (for this particular change there were
a few more other changes required) was add --release and --arch options
to produce the setup.ini with those tags.

Feel free to add those to genini if you want.

Works fine installing from the mirrors [1] or from local repo, with the following patch to genini [2]:

2013-07-16  Charles Wilson  <...>

    * genini: Accept 'Debug' category. Add support for
    --release and --arch commandline options, and emit
    the appropriate entries (default release='cygwin',
    default arch='x86').

[1] With the already-reported issue regarding empty/src-only packages.

[2] This patch does not address the recently-reported issue with genini that (might be?) related to the above empty/src-only thing:

OK to commit this patch (I think I have write access to the genini module in the cygwin-apps repo)?


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