Updated setup.ini with descriptions, categories, and dependencies
Tue Aug 28 11:38:00 GMT 2001
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> Von: firstname.lastname@example.org
> [ mailto:email@example.com]Im Auftrag von Gerrit P.
> Gesendet am: Dienstag, 28. August 2001 19:08
> An: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Betreff: Re: Updated setup.ini with descriptions, categories, and
> > Christopher Faylor schrieb am 2001-08-28 11:27:
> >As I mentioned, I am going to be sticking with the RPM descriptions.
> >The categories are a little more problematic. I don't agree with them in
> >some cases, but I was hoping to write a general purpose tool which generated
> >dependencies and categories from RPM. If every single package is a special
> >case, then the tool isn't very useful.
> >I don't mind trashing the tool but I'd like to understand why the RPM
> >categories are not acceptable.
> Why not use easier categories like they do in slackare?
> They got 15 categories plus 'source' and 'contrib' where all the rest
> lies, e.g. gcc-3.0 for the brave.
> Many will not be needed for cygwin (x, kde, gtk, maybe in future?).
> Some programs may also reside in two or more categories to find them
> easier like cvs that i put (as a demo) in 'devel' and in 'net'.
> Setup knows where the package is so there is no problem if one package
> contains both, the runtime and the devel part of something.
> As i see now, cygwin is really a development platform:
> ash, bash, bzip2, cpio, cygrunsrv, cygwin, fileutls, find, grep, gzip,
> hello, login, sh-utils, tar, tcsh, txtutils, util,
> clear, cron, diff, file, ghostscript, groff, gsfonts, less, man,
> manpages, mt, rxvt, texinfo, time, unzip, vim, which, zip
> autoconf, automake, binutils, bison, byacc, ctags, crypt, cvs, dejagnu,
> flex, gawk, gcc, gcc_g77, gcc_objc, gdb, gdbm, gettext, gpref, jbigkit,
> jpeg6, libpng, libtiff, libtool, m4, make, ncurses, opengl, patch, pcre,
> perl, popt, python, readline, regex, sed, strace, termcap, w32api, xpm,
> xpm-nox, zlib
> no emacs
> howtos, manyfaqs, minis, newlibman, docs
> no gnome
> what the hell is k;)
> no kde
kdesupport, kdelibs, kdebase, kdegames, kdemisc, kdeutils, qt-1.45, cygipc (??)
> cvs, lynx, mutt, ncftp, openssh, openssl, rsync, ssmtp, wget
> tetex, (tex_bin, tex_doc, transfig, xfig)
> expect, tcl, tix, tk
> x, xap, xv:
> no X (yet)
> games, contribs like: irc, mingw, postgresql, squid
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