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- Subject: [email@example.com: adding optional packages]
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf at redhat dot com>
- Date: Sat, 18 Nov 2000 17:48:13 -0500
Can someone help this person out? I was under the impression that some
(all?) of these packages were related to X. Is that true?
If so, we currently don't have a method available for downloading X
apps and I don't think it makes sense to make X part of the default
----- Forwarded message from Vincent Labella <firstname.lastname@example.org> -----
From: "Vincent Labella" <email@example.com>
Subject: adding optional packages
Date: Sat, 18 Nov 2000 14:58:04 -0600 (CST)
Besides the fact that Cygwin is freely availible, regularily
updated and easy to install. The thing I like most is that it comes with
so many optional packages: libtiff, zlib, jpeg, ssh etc.. precompiled and
installed! Getting even a comercial compiler installed with all these
optional packages would take a modest amount of effort.
So my question is: What does it take to add an optional package to
Is this up to an individual or is there a set of instructions one can
follow? The reason is that I would like to add the following packages that
I would be happy to do the work if instructed.
+= Vincent P. LaBella firstname.lastname@example.org Univ. of Arkansas =+
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