cygport: variable package names

Yaakov (Cygwin/X)
Fri May 4 20:34:00 GMT 2012

On 2012-05-04 03:37, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> Yaakov, Ping?
> my workaround has a problem, see below.

Yes, because the P* variables aren't set that early.

> Therefore it would be nice if we could get some official method to
> set package-relevant variables in a pre-package stage, like I asked
> for in my original mail:

I'm not sure this particular technique is a good idea, because there are 
other consequences of an ABI version bump; the first of which is that 
other .hint files for that package must be adjusted.  Your method could 
easily cause one to miss those changes, which would lead to broken 

That being said, I'll think about this further.


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