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Date: Fri, 14 Sep 2001 13:44:44 -0400
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Subject: Re: w32api-1.1-1 has been moved to sourceware
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Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 14, 2001 at 12:39:46PM -0400, Earnie Boyd wrote:
> >Do I need to create the md5.sum file or is that done automagically?
> Yes:
> http://sources.redhat.com/ml/cygwin-apps/2001-04/msg00010.html
> >How long should I wait before the announcement?
> I haven't been waiting any time at all currently.  I just put language
> in my release announcement that makes it clear that the mirrors may
> not be updated yet.
> Btw, I fixed your setup.hint file.  You need to provide a 'curr' and a 'prev'
> field and both are just the version number, not the complete tar file name.

Ok, I was going from previous mail you had written on what should be in
the setup.hint file.

> I don't think it has been mentioned but documentation for setup.hint is
> here:
> http://cygwin.com/setup.html
> I probably should link that somewhere.
> Actually, I would be grateful if someone could write a web page
> detailing what it takes to contribute to cygwin.
> Btw, you should do yourself a favor and change the From:, Reply-To, and
> Mail-Followup-To to 'cygwin AT cygwin DOT com' in your announcement.

Too late, I sent it before receiving this mail. :(

> Actually the Reply-To and Mail-Followup-To do *me* a favor because that
> means I don't have to see all of the "Why I not w32api the cygwin?"
> questions that show up when people respond directly to your
> announcement.

Yep, I'll remember for the mingw-runtime.

> Also, I'd appreciate it if you would include the standard unsubscribe
> text that we've all been including in our messages.

I copied your Cygwin-1.3.3 update, changing the obvious.


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