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Re: [FYI] file conflicts in recent cygwin packages (see syscheck.log)
On Wed, Nov 14, 2001 at 11:28:30PM +0100, Stipe Tolj wrote:
>> Yeah, do you also want to autoconvert all .tar.bz2 files to .rpm without
>> the maintainer's input, or from .rpm to .deb? This is a maintainer
>> decision, not an authoritarian dictated one.
>No, in general I do not want any auto-conversion. At least not for
>realy _maintained_ packages like those in the latest and contrib tree.
>But there are several "flying around" cygwin binary packages that are
>not following certain rule sets and those may be configured and
>exported automaticly. I'm only trying to normalize packages unless
>there is no realy maintainment for them.
Well, "packages" that are not in contrib or latest are off-topic for
this mailing list. There is no way that we could dictate what people
who have their own packages are doing, anyway. If they want to follow
the guidelines at http://cygwin.com/setup.html, then that is entirely
up to them.