Textutils 2.0.16-1 (part 1 of 3)

Robert Collins robert.collins@itdomain.com.au
Fri Nov 2 09:23:00 GMT 2001

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christopher Faylor [mailto:cgf@redhat.com]
> You don't put install: or source: in it.  It's supposed to be a "hint"
> for information that can't be inferred otherwise, like 
> category, sdesc,
> or requires.

Woops, my fault - it looked ok to me :[. Hmm, what would be neat would
be a setup.hint lint.
> Also, AFAIK, setup.exe doesn't allow different categories or 
> requirements
> for different versions since these fields apply on a per-package not
> a per-version basis.

You're correct, but they shouldn't cause parsing errors AFAIK.

> Anyway, I've modified the setup.hint to this:
> sdesc: The GNU text file processing utilities
> category: base
> requires: ash cygwin

Thank you.


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