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Re: Mingw and w32api package names.
On Wed, Sep 12, 2001 at 12:34:27PM -0400, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> setup.ini is generated automatically. There is no way to just add
>> something. If you are going to be renaming the mingw directory to
>> mingw-runtime then I am not sure how setup.exe will deal with that.
>> If you are going to be creating a new directory then that means
>> there will be a mingw directory sitting around until we somehow
>> modify setup to deal with the situation of obsoleting a package.
>According to Chuck's response the autoscript will create an `@
>mingw-runtime' entry even if the directory is named mingw.
If you create a setup.hint file with a:
it will override the mingw name from the directory.
I don't know how that solves any problems, though. There will still
be an orphaned 'mingw' on people's systems.
This is functionally equivalent to renaming the directory, I think.