Adding a "Maintainer: " field to setup.hint

Christopher Faylor
Thu Sep 15 20:42:00 GMT 2005

I'm thinking about adding a maintainer field to setup.hint which would
have meaning only in setup.hint but would allow us to more easily track
who maintains what.  It would look like this:

  Maintainer: Chris Faylor

i.e., no email address, just a person's name (for obvious reasons).

I could then add this information to the cygwin packages web page.

Orphaned packages would be changed to either "Orphaned" or "Up for Grabs"
or "MIA".

Does anyone have a problem with this?  If not, I'll use the info that
Corinna is gathering to modify the setup.hints on


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