proposal of new packages: libmhash and libmcrypt

Christopher Faylor
Sat Sep 27 22:26:00 GMT 2003

On Sat, Sep 27, 2003 at 08:43:10PM +0200, Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
>Hallo Stefan,
>Am Samstag, 27. September 2003 um 11:34 schriebst du:
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>> Hello!
>> I would like to create (and maintain) cygwin packages for libmhash 
>> ( and libmcrypt 
>> ( Following the instructions in the Cygwin 
>> Package Contributor's Guide I post here first to ask if these two packages 
>> would be accepted.
>> libmhash:
>I vote pro this package.
>> libmcrypt:
>I vote pro this package, too.
>One question:
>Why the different project/package name (mhash project -> libmhash
>package)? And why not release the complete MCrypt project which uses
>libmcrypt instead of just the library?

I don't like the package name/project name disparity.  We have a couple
of those in cygwin and I would like to avoid them if at all possible.


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