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Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2001 09:39:38 -0400
From: Charles Wilson <cwilson AT ece DOT gatech DOT edu>
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To: CA List <Cygwin-Apps AT Cygwin DOT Com>
Subject: Re: Uploading a package to sources
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Earnie Boyd wrote:

> Anybody know to where I should scp these packages?
> Anyone know how to go about changing the setup.ini or is that Chris's
> baby?

Actually, there's an autoscript that regenerates setup.ini based on the 
files underneath /cygwin.  In the absence of a .hint file in  a given 
directory, I think the script parses the filename of the tarball (not 
the directory name)  So mingw-runtime-<ver>-<rel>.tar.bz2 would cause a 
"mingw-runtime" entry to be created, even if you uploaded it into the 
latest/mingw/ directory.

You probably need to ssh, not scp -- if you're going to create a new 
directory (/latest/mingw-runtime instead of /latest/mingw).  But the path is


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