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Re: Remove cinstall src directory from snapshots
- From: "Robert Collins" <robert dot collins at itdomain dot com dot au>
- To: <cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2001 19:03:11 +1100
- Subject: Re: Remove cinstall src directory from snapshots
- References: <20011122023613.GA8976@redhat.com>
----- Original Message -----
From: "Christopher Faylor" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> How should the sources for utils and cinstall be distributed?
> I have just managed to separate winsup/utils as a separate binary
> release but I'm not 100% certain how to release the sources.
> winsup/utils is pretty useless without the cygwin directories, I
> It can probably get by with the installed mingw/w32api, though.
> So, I'm not sure how to release utils. Maybe I need to separate out
> the parts of cygwin that get used by utils and put it in a separate
I don't think so, there's no reason that the source for utils isn't
> Wrt to cinstall, I'd like to stop including the sources in snapshots
> net releases. I believe that means that we'll have to release the
> via some other method to be GPL compliant.
Ok, and yes.
> I know that Robert has a plan for this but maybe this is as simple as
> just including a tar ball next to setup.exe at sources.redhat.com.
That sounds fine to me. Or a link to the CVS page and a note there that
cinstall is the setup.exe sources.
IIRC the GPL doesn't prevent CVS being the distribution method as long
as its under the distributors control.
Later we can create a setup.exe -src package.