Recent cygport and cygwin-specific READMEs [Was: Re: GCC-4.7.2-2: Go/No-go?]

Corinna Vinschen
Sat Apr 13 14:49:00 GMT 2013

On Apr 13 12:39, Andy Koppe wrote:
> On 13 April 2013 10:03, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Apr 13 06:55, Andy Koppe wrote:
> >> I'm struggling to get setup.hint generation to work. Is it supported
> >> with cygport 0.11.3 as currently in the distros? Below is the
> >> mintty.cygport I've got. Do I need to do anything else to trigger it?
> >>
> >> Cygport prints ">>> mintty requires:" at the end, which is correct as
> >> it doesn't require anything beyond the Cygwin DLL, but there's no
> >> setup.hint.
> >
> > Sure?  Did you look into the "dist" subdir in your builddir after
> > the install stage?  It should contain a complete mintty dir for
> > upload.
> You're right, there is, inside the working directory created by
> cygport, and it looks correct. I'd expected the setup.hint to appear
> next to the .cygport and the packaged .tar.bz2 files.

IIU Yaakov C, the dist dir is the way to go in future.  The toplevel
files is the old style, supposed to go away at one point.  I like the
dist dir approach a lot.


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