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Re: [Packaging error] Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: mingw-runtime-3.12-1
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 5 Apr 2007 09:51:19 +0200
- Subject: Re: [Packaging error] Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: mingw-runtime-3.12-1
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On Apr 4 21:06, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> 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.
Not exactly. I'd prefer to have them in their own path. I like Matthew's
idea to put them into a mingw man section (/usr/share/man/mingw).
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader cygwin AT cygwin DOT com