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From: "Gerrit P. Haase" <gp AT familiehaase DOT de>
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Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2001 10:36:48 +0200
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Christopher Faylor schrieb am 2001-10-18, 0:31:

>On Wed, Oct 17, 2001 at 10:24:16AM +0200, Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
>>setup.exe ( offers me w32api-20010520 as new package now,
>>though I have w32api-1.1-1 installed.
>That should now be fixed.  Sorry that I couldn't respond earlier.  It's
>been a day of many meetings.
>>BTW, is it possible to post a 'reference' setup.hint file here, with 
>>all optional contents?
>I've updated the http://cygwin.com/setup.html page.
>>>I've also upgraded setup.exe to use a much larger "chooser" screen so that
>>>you can actually read the short package descriptions.  I haven't upgraded
>>>to the latest category/dependency version of setup.exe since I thought that
>>>people would want the chance to play with things first.  There will be a
>>>lot of questions and confusion when we release the new version of setup.exe
>>>so we need to make it as bulletproof as possible.
>>I want to suggest a second time to use shorter category names, e.g.
>>'System Environment/Daemons' or 'System Environment/Libraries', wouldn't it
>>be enough to rename them in 'Daemons' and put openssl in 'Libs' && 'Devel'?
>>Also I don't like the split into 'Base Libs', 'Libs', 'Base', why not put
>>termcap in 'Base' && 'Libs', ditto 'Base Shells', we have 'Base' and 'Shells'
>The "System Environment/Daemons" was a holdover from before the use of shorter
>names.  I've changed squid and openssl to use the newer names.
>>Ditto with 'Graphics Libs', 'Devel Libs' && 'Libs Text'
>I don't see any reason to avoid putting the package in two categories if it
>is appropriate.  It is "Graphics" and "Libs" not "Graphics Libs'.

Ahh, yes I see. I was confused because squid was in:
'"System Environment/Daemons" Net' and "Base Libs" looks like one category
too, because there are the quotes around.

Now it looks fine.



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