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Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2001 12:32:22 -0400
From: Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd AT yahoo DOT com>
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Subject: Re: Mingw and w32api package names.
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Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 11, 2001 at 11:54:46AM -0400, Earnie Boyd wrote:
> >Shortly I'll be releasing new packages for MinGW and w32api.  The
> >current file name for MinGW isn't really reflective of the package name
> >itself.  I would like to use mingw-runtime-$(VERSION)-$(CYGRELEASE) for
> >the name.  I would also like to use w32api-$(VERSION)-$(CYGRELEASE) for
> >the w32api package name.  This is more consistent with the packaging and
> >is more consistent with the way the packages are distributed by the
> >MinGW team.  Comments or objections?
> I'm sure that this it will confuse the current version of setup if you
> call this mingw-runtime.  How are you planning on dealing with the
> changeover?

In what way will setup be confused?

Would copying the current version to the new name format help, leaving
the older name in place?


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