[ITP] cppcheck

Dave Korn dave.korn.cygwin@googlemail.com
Tue Jul 28 15:23:00 GMT 2009

Chris Sutcliffe wrote:

> I believe I've addressed all the outstanding issues.  I've uploaded
> new versions of the files:
> ---
> wget http://emergedesktop.org/cygwin/cppcheck/cppcheck-1.34-1.tar.bz2 \
> http://emergedesktop.org/cygwin/cppcheck/cppcheck-1.34-1-src.tar.bz2 \
> http://emergedesktop.org/cygwin/cppcheck/setup.hint

  GTG, and I was just about to upload it, when I realised:

>> I'm not sure if this needs a vote or not, since it is included in Debian:
>> http://packages.debian.org/unstable/main/cppcheck

  Argh.  Unstable doesn't count; from http://cygwin.com/setup.html#submitting:

> # If the new package is a well-known program already included in a major
> Linux distribution (e.g. Debian, Fedora, SuSE) please include the URL of the
> package page. Note that "development", "test", and "unstable" packages are not
> eligible for this rule.
> # If the package is not included in any major Linux distro it must receive
> five positive votes from other package mantainers in order to be accepted.

  So, we need to vote.



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