cURL packaging progress

Corinna Vinschen
Tue Oct 16 13:06:00 GMT 2001

On Tue, Oct 16, 2001 at 03:36:27PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 16, 2001 at 09:22:58PM +0200, Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
> >> Roth, Kevin P. schrieb am 2001-10-16 15:00:
> >>I had already realized this convention. My question had more
> >>to do with creating the build scripts. In Solaris, you have
> >>"pkgadd" modules, in Linux you have RPM's... In Cygwin, is there
> >>any standard name for a cygwin binary tarball?
> >
> >Not that I'm aware of at the moment.
> I'm still not exactly sure what you're asking.  The tar files will be
> named with the package name ("curl"), the version (1.2.3), and the
> release number (1 in this case).  So, your release will be
> curl-1.2.3.tar.bz2 (note that it should be bzipped).

Oops, Chris missed the release number in the example:


The source analogous


The source should unpack into a directory exactly named as the



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