[PATCH 2/5] Allow setup to parse more than 3 versions from the setup.ini file

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Sun Apr 24 16:10:00 GMT 2011

On Sun, Apr 24, 2011 at 02:05:54PM +0100, Jon TURNEY wrote:
>This recognizes any "[version]" line as introducing the information for
>another version, which doesn't have one of the trust levels [curr], [prev]
>or [test], and so isn't automatically selected when setup is
>Since the value of <version> carries no meaning, it might make more sense
>to mandate the use of a specific string like "[also]" or "[other]", or
>perhaps "[prev-1]", "[prev-2]", etc.
>I have written a corresponding patch to genini
>Setup already does all the neccessary sorting in version order etc. to
>use these additional versions.
>2011-04-24  Jon TURNEY  <jon.turney@dronecode.org.uk>
>	* PackageTrust.h (trusts): Add TRUST_OTHER.
>	* inilex.ll: tokenize any other [version] as the T_OTHER token.
>	* iniparse.yy: Add T_OTHER token and set package trust
>	to TRUST_OTHER when it is used.

Sorry but what is this good for?  Who would use it?


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