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Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2001 09:16:40 -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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Earnie Boyd wrote:
> 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?
> >
> Adding an entry `@ mingw-runtime' seems to work ok.  It would give
> enough time to work out the details of what to do for the `@ mingw'
> entry for the next release, e.g.: a post install script to remove
> entries from the setup control files in /etc/setup.

Can I assume this to be acceptable?


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