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Date: Tue, 11 Sep 2001 14:23:31 -0400
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Subject: Uploading a package to sources

<FAQ Quote>
Programming Questions

How do I contribute a package?

If you are willing to be a package maintainer, great. We urgently need
volunteers to prepare and maintain packages, because the priority of the
Cygwin Team is
Cygwin itself. 

There will be a separate web page where all the details are documented,
but this is not prepared yet. Meanwhile, pore through the cygwin-apps
mailing archives
(start at http://cygwin.com/lists.html), and subscribe. Charles Wilson
posted a short recipe of what's involved, using texinfo as an example,
http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-apps/2000-11/msg00055.html. This should give
you an idea of what is required. 

You should announce your intentions to the general cygwin list, in case
others were thinking the same thing.
</FAQ Quote> 

Since there isn't yet a web page explaining this, and I can't seem to
google to a sample.  Can some kind soul explain to me the proper means
to upload a package?


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