[ITP] Macaulay2 1.1
Thu Jan 8 18:13:00 GMT 2009
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Daniel R. Grayson wrote:
> Yaakov said I should submit ITP's for those dependent libraries, and that the
> question of interest in Macaulay2 is moot until then, but you say I don't have
> to submit ITP's for them, because they are either already provided or part of
> Fedora, hence only a GTG is required.
Let me clarify. Anyone proposing to add a package to the Cygwin distro
requires two things:
1) show presence in other major distro (e.g. Fedora, Debian, or Ubuntu)
stable release OR 5 positive votes for inclusion.
2) a GTG review from a current Cygwin package maintainer.
The fact that Fedora has some of your prerequisites only helps with the
first point. Cygwin != Linux, so we can't use Fedora's packages. So
somebody needs to build and ITP those prereqs first before this package
can be properly reviewed.
> Would you be willing to agree that Macaulay2's ITP can be considered now on its
> own merits, without waiting for ITP's for those libraries to be approved?
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