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From: "Robert Collins" <robert DOT collins AT itdomain DOT com DOT au>
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Subject: Re: new 'temp' directory in CVS cinstall contains dependency WIP
Date: Sun, 23 Sep 2001 21:41:57 +1000
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Gerrit P. Haase" <gp AT familiehaase DOT de>
To: <cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com>
Sent: Sunday, September 23, 2001 9:17 PM
Subject: Re: new 'temp' directory in CVS cinstall contains dependency
WIP


> Robert Collins schrieb am 2001-09-23, 20:29:
>
> >Where? I couldn't find a pointer for "update-setup" in the recent
> >history for cygwin-apps or -developers. I'll work on the presumtion
that
> >it is the script that reads setup.hint and the files and creates
> >setup.ini from that.
>
> Here:
> http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-apps/2001-09/msg00088.html

Hmm, htdig was being difficult methinks. Thanks for the reference.

> >>As I was setting up the category names I could hear the cygwin
mailing
> >>list voices asking "Why is gawk in the base category!!!???  I don't
like
> >>gawk! It sounds like someone is vomiting!" I'm wondering if our
category
> >>method will immediately prove that we really need something as
> >>sophisticated as rpm or apt.
> >
> >Debian has gawk in base, because it's needed to operate some of the
apt
> >update-foo scripts.
>
> No:
> http://packages.debian.org/stable/interpreters/gawk.html

Thank you!. Ego is now being readjusted :]. Anyway, IMO this validates
my point about delegating the maintenance of this info to the
maintainers.

Rob

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