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Re: Source for upset package
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Jim Kleckner <jek-cygwin at kleckner dot net>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 6 Jul 2003 15:32:21 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: Source for upset package
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Sun, 6 Jul 2003, Jim Kleckner wrote:
> Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> > On Thu, 3 Jul 2003, Jim Kleckner wrote:
> >>I see references to a package called upset to
> >>manage the creation of release areas. I looked
> >>searched vigorously on cygwin-apps and cygwin
> >>lists and looked through the site including the
> >>pointer to the CVS web link and didn't find it.
> >>Also downloaded and extracted the setup source
> >>and searched for scripts and make targets.
> >>There is an "inilint" program but that just
> >>appears to check ini files.
> >>Would someone mind pointing to any existing
> >>documentation on upset and how setup.ini
> >>is constructed? Where is the source for it?
> >>Apologies if I somehow missed it.
> >>Thanks - Jim
> > A Google search for "cygwin upset cvs" returned
> > <http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-apps/2002-07/msg00175.html> as the first
> > match...
> Igor, thanks for the pointers.
> I was using the mailing list htdig search facility which doesn't perform
> nearly so well as Google:
> Compare this with:
> In particular, the summaries don't give you a good idea of the content.
> Should users be directed away from the htdig searching? Or even
> better, just use Google to do the searching within cygwin.com. I
> obviously wasted considerable time in the wrong maze when I would
> normally have used Google.
In general, ht://Dig is ok for 1- or 2-word queries, but for anything
else, you're better off using Google (with the understanding that you'd
have to search both site:cygwin.com and site:sources.redhat.com, and that,
TTBOMK, Google cannot restrict the search to a subdirectory of the site,
> Also, note that if there had been a link in this page:
> to this location:
> then it would have been possible to find it by looking at the
> repository. After the hint from the email posting, I guessed the
> possibility of going "up" the cvs tree and hand edited the link
> which is how I got to this page. Not the most direct route.
> Just trying to help other travellers.
FYI, the cvsweb.cgi script produces a chooser box at the top of the page
which allows you to select the CVS Root without hand-editing the URL.
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