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Re: Recent cygport and cygwin-specific READMEs [Was: Re: GCC-4.7.2-2: Go/No-go?]
- From: Dave Korn <dave dot korn dot cygwin at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 13 Apr 2013 21:50:19 +0100
- Subject: Re: Recent cygport and cygwin-specific READMEs [Was: Re: GCC-4.7.2-2: Go/No-go?]
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On 13/04/2013 15:49, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Apr 13 12:39, Andy Koppe wrote:
>> On 13 April 2013 10:03, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>> On Apr 13 06:55, Andy Koppe wrote:
>>>> I'm struggling to get setup.hint generation to work. Is it supported
>>>> with cygport 0.11.3 as currently in the distros? Below is the
>>>> mintty.cygport I've got. Do I need to do anything else to trigger it?
>>>> Cygport prints ">>> mintty requires:" at the end, which is correct as
>>>> it doesn't require anything beyond the Cygwin DLL, but there's no
>>> Sure? Did you look into the "dist" subdir in your builddir after
>>> the install stage? It should contain a complete mintty dir for
>> You're right, there is, inside the working directory created by
>> cygport, and it looks correct. I'd expected the setup.hint to appear
>> next to the .cygport and the packaged .tar.bz2 files.
> IIU Yaakov C, the dist dir is the way to go in future. The toplevel
> files is the old style, supposed to go away at one point. I like the
> dist dir approach a lot.
Glad to hear that. I also much prefer the dist dir to plonking all the
files in the toplevel with no directory structure. It's much simpler for