cygport: Adding arbitrary files to the src package

Christopher Faylor
Mon May 7 19:44:00 GMT 2012

On Mon, May 07, 2012 at 09:33:57PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On May  7 20:09, marco atzeri wrote:
>> On 5/7/2012 5:06 PM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> >### FIXME:
>> >   ###
>> >   ### Where to put the cygwin1.dbg file so that it ends up "as is" in the
>> >   ### source tarball?
>> why not in a dedicate cygwin-debug package ?
>> Having it in
>> /usr/bin/cygwin1.dbg
>> will simplify debugging, instead of having it in the source package
>> and manually extract and copying in /usr/bin
>Any chance you have a hidden camera installed in my office?  That's
>how I actually implemented it in my cygport file (and what I meant when
>I wrote "There are other ways to handle the file").
>I was trying to find a way to keep it as part of the source archive,
>just as it has been so far, though.

FWIW, I think it makes sense for it to be a separate package or even for
it just to be installed along-side cygwin1.dll in the standard
distribution.  We already install /usr/include along with cygwin1.dll so
it sorta kinda is consistent to also include cygwin1.dbg too if you
squint at it just right.


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