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Re: adopt and update libatomic_ops and libgc
- From: Jon Turney <jon dot turney at dronecode dot org dot uk>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Cc: Andy Li <andy at onthewings dot net>
- Date: Tue, 9 May 2017 10:52:11 +0100
- Subject: Re: adopt and update libatomic_ops and libgc
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On 09/05/2017 06:59, Andy Li wrote:
On 2017-05-08 05:54, Jon Turney wrote:
A comment that we need to correct for this installing it's
documentation into usr/share/libatomic_ops, rather that
usr/share/doc/libatomic_ops might be nice.
This could alternatively be written using a custom src_install which
calls cyginstall then moves the directory, which might be less
brittle to changes in the file list?
This might be an upstream defect if it doesn't respect --docdir?
Right, I've just sent a PR to the upstream to fix it. See
I've included it as a patch in the cygport file, which we can remove
in the next version if the PR is merged.
DEPEND might be better written pkgconfig(atomic_ops)
Again, stuff installed to usr/share/gc/ should probably be moved to
Similarly, the PR: https://github.com/ivmai/bdwgc/pull/161
I note we also have libgc-7.2d-2 as non-source package, which just
contains usr/share/doc/Cygwin/libgc.README. That probably needs to
be cleaned up by being obsoleted.
What is the procedure of obsoleting packages?
In this case I think you just need:
I added libatomic_ops and libgc to your package list.