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From: "Robert Collins" <robert DOT collins AT itdomain DOT com DOT au>
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Subject: Re: ask for delivering cygwin 1.1.8 with kde 1.1.2
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2001 10:04:34 +1000
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher Faylor" <cgf AT redhat DOT com>
To: "Cygwin-Xfree" <cygwin-xfree AT sources DOT redhat DOT com>; "Cygwin-Apps"
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Sent: Thursday, June 14, 2001 2:19 AM
Subject: Re: ask for delivering cygwin 1.1.8 with kde 1.1.2


> On Wed, Jun 13, 2001 at 11:25:05PM +1000, Robert Collins wrote:
> >Also, I've sent in a patch to do basic category and dependency
support
> >for setup.exe Chris hasn't reviewed it yet (I imagine he was asleep
when
> >I sent it to the patches list). It's in the archives, called
"updated:
> >Category and basic dependency for setup". I'm hoping that it will
> >provide enough functionality to allow XFree86 to be considered for
> >inclusion in the main distribution.
> >
> >I'm quite willing to put some more time into it, once I get some
> >feedback on my approach to date.
>
> Unfortunately, I threw Robert a curve ball (to use an American idiom)
by
> checking in some massive setup.exe changes.  IMO, my changes make
> hacking on setup.exe a little easier but I'm sure that they are
> incompatible with his changes.

Am I meant to catch or hit the ball? <grin>

> So, we have a little bit of thrashing to go through before the
dependency
> and category patches make it into setup.exe.

Not too much I hope. I've just sent in an updated patch. Your changes
solved one of the things I'd ben mentally bemoaning - the delay on
action assigning until the dialog was exited. This is much clearer now.

I've got some feedback on the innards, I'm not quite sure to how to
describer it though :]. I'll get back to you with that when I've got
some words together.

Rob


> cgf
>

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