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Re: Who's who of packagers?

On Wed, 30 Jul 2003 wrote:

> Re: Available for test: cygwin-1.5.1-1
> On 28 Jul, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >  If you are maintaining a cygwin package, then you should be subscribed 
> >  to the cygwin-apps mailing list, and you should be following the 
> >  discussions there about rebuilding for the cygwin 1.5.x series.  If you 
> >  are a package maintainer and are not actively following this list, there 
> >  is a strong possibility that your package will be pulled from the cygwin 
> >  distribution. 
> How does one check who the maintainer of a package is; e.g. to make
> sure it is not oneself?

One doesn't.

> I compiled up the initial version of Window Maker, and provided a Cygwin
> patch to the WM developers to fix the problem of it crashing if you
> restarted after saving the workspace (which I believe has been
> incorporated into the main WM trunk), but someone else was good enough
> to put together the actual package for Cygwin.
> Hence my wondering.

Well, it's not you. :-) Unless you have taken over the reigns from Harold.


Elfyn McBratney, EMCB  |  |       |  wwwauth-users AT nongnu DOT org

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