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Re: non-setup information in setup.hint (was Re: Maintainers/Pack ages List, 2003-11-22)

On Tue, Nov 25, 2003 at 09:34:04AM -0000, Morrison, John wrote:
>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> Maintainers/Packages List, 2003-11-22)
>> On Mon, Nov 24, 2003 at 11:17:51PM -0500, Daniel Reed wrote:
>>> On 2003-11-24T11:01-0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>> ) On Mon, Nov 24, 2003 at 10:55:40AM -0500, Daniel Reed wrote:
>>> ) >For now it's just in my records. Even if it is made publicly
>>> tunable, I ) >imagine it will be made outside of setup.hint (since
>>> that is for setup's ) >benefit). ) We could decide on a comment
>>> convention for setup.hint that could be ) used for some other tool
>>> to process: )
>>> ) #!binary only
>>> That works, or maybe even #!binary-only and either let multiple
>>> flags be on one line or allow flags to have arguments.
>> Good point.
>>> 	sdesc: "Frobdicates kernel sources"
>>> 	category: Devel
>>> 	requires: cygwin
>>> 	#!maintainer "Daniel Reed <>"
>>> 	#!alert-maintainer
>> I think I like this one more since it is closer to the way setup.hint
>> already operates.
>Is it a good idea to have the maintainers email address in there?

No, you're right.  It isn't.  Or at least it would be a good idea except
for the obvious drawback of having this file trolled by spammers.


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