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Subject: RE: [ANNOUNCEMENT] cygwin/xfree86 setup.exe packages available for comments and testing
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Date: Sat, 20 Apr 2002 09:21:01 +1000
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From: "Robert Collins" <robert DOT collins AT itdomain DOT com DOT au>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christopher Faylor [mailto:cgf AT redhat DOT com] 
> Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2002 8:48 AM

> >I didn't quite gather from the earlier discussions whether 
> we can have 
> >a source package seperate from any binary packages.  i.e., could we 
> >have XFree86-full-src without an associated binary package?  
> Or would 
> >we have to make XFree86-base-src the package that contained the full 
> >source archive.
> Hmm.  Yes.  I think this would work.  That might be the best solution.
> In fact, it may be a nice trend setter.

I think setup.exe needs a little work before doing this, but it's a good
direction. (i.e. setup.exe should have a view to only show src packages,
and a view to only show binaries - to avoid confusing folk). (Think
apt-get source vs apt-get install).


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