Updated: cygport-0.9.85-1

Yaakov (Cygwin/X) yselkowitz@users.sourceforge.net
Fri Jun 18 10:36:00 GMT 2010


The following package has been updated for the Cygwin distribution:

*** cygport-0.9.85-1

cygport is a tool for building Cygwin packages.

The major feature of this release is that cygport now fixes deep
*non-module* libtool shared libraries by putting the DLL in /usr/bin
during the automatic postinstall stage.  For example, MySQL installs its
library as /usr/lib/mysql/libmysqlclient.la.  Libtool will put the dll
in ../bin, resulting in the
nonsensical /usr/lib/bin/cygmysqlclient-16.dll.  cygport will detect
that libmysqlclient.la is NOT a module, put the DLL in /usr/bin, and fix
dlname in the .la accordingly.  While hopefully this will one day be
fixed in libtool, in the meantime this should take care of many of these
sorts of packages.

Otherwise, this release consists mostly of bug fixes and minor tweaks.

Shortlog of changes in this release (18):
      xfce4: always provide SRC_URI
      xfce4: remove stale mirrors
      Redirect warnings to stderr
      waf: documentation fix
      xfce4: use autoconf/automake wrappers, respect WANT_AUTOMAKE
      cygport.conf: remove old comment
      cygport.conf: document BROWSER
      __list_deps: remove regex, no need to ignore Windows DLLs
      __prep_libtool_modules: move deep non-module DLLs into /usr/bin
      gst-plugins0.10: oss4 moved into -good, added vp8 to -bad
      mirrors: add qt in place of trolltech
      bash-completion: add homepage command
      mirrors: add mirror_mysql
      __prepstrip: really fix extension-less EXEs
      Set LC_COLLATE=C
      __src_postinst: Remove empty directories last
      perl: accept arguments to perl_install
      cygport 0.9.85


Yaakov


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