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Re: [Packaging error] Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: mingw-runtime-3.12-1
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 4 Apr 2007 21:06:43 -0400
- Subject: Re: [Packaging error] Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: mingw-runtime-3.12-1
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On Wed, Apr 04, 2007 at 02:59:47PM -0400, Chris Sutcliffe wrote:
>>> Anyway, here's a thought that might be useful (unfortunately it seems to
>>> need a change to man to work nicely*); rather than prefixing pages, add
>>> them to a 'mingw' section. This way you can find them with 'man -S mingw
>>> <page>', and users that felt so inclined could add 'mingw' to their
>>This sounds like a good idea to me.
>I'm happy to put the man pages where ever it's decided they should be
>(or don't put them anywhere if that's the preference). As to
>modifying man, I'll leave that to the powers that be.
>Just let me know where I should put them (or I can remove them from
>the binary distribution, as I mentioned) and I'll gladly put together
>a new release.
It sounds like Corinna is in agreement that they should go in the
standard location with a mingw- prefix.