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Re: [RFC] cygport: PKG_OBSOLETES

On Jul 24 14:38, Warren Young wrote:
> On 7/24/2013 05:41, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On Jul 24 05:12, Warren Young wrote:
> >>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.
> I don't see what you need from me.  Can't you just copy *-2* to *-3*
> except for libexpat1-devel*-2* which becomes libexpat-devel*-3*,
> then manually change all the *.hint files referencing
> libexpat1-devel?
> I mean, if I rebuild my packages here using the new .cygport file I
> posted, aren't I going to get exactly the same output tarballs as
> before, just with different names?

The content of the src packages won't match the new version if we
just copy the files.  A rebuild is simplest and cleanest.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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