Is anyone packaging gcal?

Charli Li
Sat Aug 12 21:50:00 GMT 2006

-----Original Message-----
>From: Chris Croughton
>Sent: Saturday, August 12, 2006 3:19 PM
>To: Cygwin Mailing List
>Subject: Is anyone packaging gcal?
>I had a look on the packages search for gcal (the GNU calendar program)
>and it doesn't seem to be there (it wasn't in the setup.exe list, so I
>searched in case it was included in another package).  It does build
>"out of the box" using gcc, so this wasn't a great hardship, but I was
>wondering whether anyone is thinking of packaging it and if not whether
>there would be any interest if I packaged it (since it doesn't need any
>patches it seems fairly simple to do, and as it's GPL the licence
>wouldn't be a problem).  I looked at the web pages on packaging, but
>didn't see anything which said how you become a packager or maintainer
>or whether you need authorisation to upload a package, have I missed
>Chris C

Ask about being the gcal maintainer on the cygwin-apps list, please.


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