Mail Archives: cygwin-apps/2001/11/02/14:20:20
Earnie Boyd wrote:
> Christopher Faylor wrote:
> > The last time I asked about this somebody said "Use SourceForge software".
> > I think that would be a overkill for this requirement, though.
> Yeah, probably overkill. Hmm... how about something like this:
> I have ported package foo-x.z that I would like to contribute, so I
> create foo-x.z-1.tar.gz and foo-x.z-1-src.tar.gz and upload that to
> cygapp.sourceforge.net/incoming. However I also need a file
Freud at play.
> foo-x.z-1-pkg.setup that has in it, the package maintainer name, an
> email address to get in touch with that maintainer, the setup.hint text,
> the announcement message, and anything else that may be necessary.
> Then, you could have a script check the list of known maintainers and
> either automagically update the ftp site and announcement list or send
> you a message that a package awaits approval. If the
> foo-x.z-1-pkg.setup file isn't digestible by the script then the script
> would reject the package and send an email back to the originator and to
> you, removing the files before it exits.
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