contributing new software

Christopher Faylor
Mon Jul 23 07:45:00 GMT 2001

On Mon, Jul 23, 2001 at 03:15:14PM +0100, Olivier Deme wrote:
>I have developed an curses-based application which runs on various UNIX-like
>operating systems.
>I believe that my software could be useful for developers working under Windows,
>and for that reason, I have ported the software on Windows using Cygwin.
>I would like to apply for adding my software to the official cygwin contribution
>How should I proceed to apply the software? Is there a precise procedure to
>follow somewhere on the Cygwin web site?

The first procedure is to read the FAQ and mailing list archives.  Consider it
a rite of passage.

We'll also need to be convinced that adding the application to Cygwin is useful.
In general, we have only added popular linux/unix packages to the distribution.
You didn't provide enough details to determine if your package should be included
or not.


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