joe 3.0 cygwin port
Mon May 3 00:50:00 GMT 2004
On Sun, 2 May 2004, Joshua Daniel Franklin wrote:
> --- "Ricardo Varela [phobeo]" wrote:
> > hallo,
> > I wrote to cygwin list to comment out that I had just ported joe editor
> > 3.0 version to cygwin, and I thought it would be a good idea to include
> > it in the distro, as its many people's editor of choice.
> > Gerrit Haase pointed me to the package contributor's guide, and there
> > I've read its convenient to announce this kind of thing in this list, so
> > there it goes:
> > I have no problems in maintaining joe's package for cygwin. I've read
> > the guide and I'm preparing the neccesary changes to the sources in
> > order to have joe packages ready in the appropiate packaging format.
> > Here's a draft of the setup.hint file for public comments:
> > --- begin setup.hint --
> > # setup file for Cygwin's version of JOE
> > # maintained by Ricardo Varela - phobeo at ieee dot org
> > sdesc: "Joe's Own Editor - the world-famous Wordstar-like text editor"
> > ldesc: "Joe's Own Editor id a Wordstar-like console-based user-friendly
> > WYSIWYG ASCII-text editor. It is a common alternative in the UNIX world
> > to editors such as vi and Emacs. It includes syntax highlightning for
> > various programming languages.
> > You can visit JOE's project page at:
> > http://http://sourceforge.net/projects/joe-editor"
> > category: Editors
> > requires: cygwin terminfo libncurses libiconv
> > -- end setup.hint --
> > Please contact me if you think it's OK to include this package in Cygwin
> > and/or if any changes are needed
> Can you also post links to the prospective packages? We need to verfiy that
> they follow packaging standards and work on a variety of systems, not just
> the one one which they were compiled.
Also, joe has been ITP'd before, so you'd probably do well to look up
those threads (on cygwin-apps) to see what the potential problem with the
vanilla codebase may be. Not all will apply, but it might save you some
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