get-cygwin-package - for anyone with upload privileges

Christopher Faylor
Wed Oct 17 22:54:00 GMT 2012

On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 06:46:00PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>As I mentioned in another post, I've hacked at the get-cygwin-package
>script so that it should properly handle -debuginfo packages.  I also
>added a --release option which moves the packages into the release
>directory after downloading them.  Without this option the script will
>only download to a staging area and stop.
>If the email contains a string like:
>"Please remove 5.42-1" then that package will be removed and temporarily
>archived to a tar file in /tmp.
>So, for any existing packages, this should be as simple as just piping
>email via:
>|ssh get-cygwin-package
>If there are any problems please report them here.

Sorry, that should be:

|ssh --release get-cygwin-package


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