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Re: [RFC] cygport: PKG_OBSOLETES

On Jul 24 05:12, Warren Young wrote:
> On 7/24/2013 04:06, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >Regardless of libexpat1-devel supposedly being a bad choice of names,
> >from the global distro perspective, it would be much easier to remove
> >the libexpat-devel package from the 64 bit distro and go over the hint
> >files manually for now.
> Doesn't the problem fix itself for those using Cygport's .hint file
> generation?  For those not using this feature, it would be a gentle
> clue why it's a good idea.
> You'd have to fake a -3 package set, with libexpat-devel-3 set to
> obsolete libexpat1-devel-2, so that package developers would
> automatically get new packages on their next Cygwin update.

If you're willing to do that for 32 and 64 bit, ok.  As soon as you do
that, we should still change the affected .hint files manually on sware
to get the right deps for new installs.  Just give the word.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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