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Re: AW: perl-5.6.0 ready for test! (IMPORTANT READ THIS MESSAGE ON MAINTAINE
- To: Michael Ring <Michael dot Ring at t-mobil dot de>, "cygwin-apps at sources dot redhat dot com" <cygwin-apps at sources dot redhat dot com>
- Subject: Re: AW: perl-5.6.0 ready for test! (IMPORTANT READ THIS MESSAGE ON MAINTAINE
- From: Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com>
- Date: Tue, 22 Aug 2000 06:12:31 -0700 (PDT)
--- Michael Ring <Michael.Ring@t-mobil.de> wrote:
> I leave this decision up to cgf, personally I would draw the following line:
> latest includes software that is officially supported (directly or indirect)
> the cygwin-core team (corinna, cgf and dj)
> contrib contains software that is supported by the rest of
That means that most of what is in latest would go to contrib.
> As far as I know there has never been something official statement about what
> put to latest / contrib
I don't know about official but IIRC latest is to contain essential user and
developer tools where contrib is to contain niceties that aren't essential.
Saying this, IMO automake, autoconf, libtool and perl are essential developer
Earnie Boyd: <mailto:email@example.com>
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