Christopher Faylor
Thu Dec 16 14:31:00 GMT 2004

On Thu, Dec 09, 2004 at 03:29:28PM +0100, Peter Ekberg wrote:
>Background: I miss DirectX header files. Slightly patched headers from
>the Wine project works fine for me, so I submitted those some time ago.
>However, they were rejected due to licensing issues (Wine is LGPL,
>w32api is Public Domain). I then asked nicely if the Wine developers
>would be so kind as to release the headers under a less restirictive
>license. Not surprisingly, I didn't receive responses from all
>contributors so that was a dead end.

I sent your query to mingw-dvlpr.

Here was the response:

  On Thu, Dec 09, 2004 at 08:17:03PM -0500, Earnie Boyd wrote:
  >From Christopher Faylor:
  >> Is there really no hope of getting these into w32api?
  >Uhm, directx lives already in w32api.  See w32api/include/directx and
  >w32api/lib/directx.  Patches to those should be submitted to

So, a cygwin package would be inappropriate.


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