[cygport] [PATCH] Add support for VERSIONS

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Mon Aug 12 11:38:00 GMT 2013

Hi Yaakov,  

Any chance to discuss this?  The ideas here are not unreasonable, or,
are they?

On Aug  5 10:57, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Aug  4 10:47, Achim Gratz wrote:
> > Corinna Vinschen writes:
> > > Btw., Yaakov, thanks for the new 0.13.0 version.  The only problem I
> > > still have is the duplication of the dist files into the CWD.  Isn't
> > > there some switch or setting to disable this behaviour?
> > 
> > I've just updated my rpm-style fork of cygport and I've implemented it
> > there — you need to set NO_TOP_PKG non-null in cygport.conf.  It's the
> > first commit on top of upstream cygport master since you'll probably
> > don't want the rest of the patch stack.  I've also integrated Dave's
> > PKG_VERSION patch (second commit up) if anybody is interested.
> > 
> > Clone from git://repo.or.cz/cygport/rpm-style.git
> > 
> > The rest of the branch lets you can omit the .cygport extension
> > universally and extends version-less naming to patch files (I think Ken
> > had requested that some time ago).  It also keeps all downloads (except
> > source VCS, I've not had time yet to look into that) in DISTDIR and uses
> > them from there directly without copying to $top.  I'll be rebasing that
> > branch on top of cygport master to keep it current.
> That sounds interesting, but I'd prefer to get this functionality,
> at least partially, into cygport.
> Yaakov?  Ping?


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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