Fixing packages which rely on obsolete packages

Ken Brown
Sun Jun 23 11:30:00 GMT 2013

On 6/23/2013 4:57 AM, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
> On 2013-06-22 16:13, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> Here's a similar list for 64-bit packages.  Apparently genini's error
>> checking leaves something to be desired.  Obviously some of these are
>> not obsolete.
> Some of these actually are, meaning that they were copied straight from
> their x86 version and not generated by cygport.

Another cause for such errors is that a .cygport file might have a 
REQUIRES line that refers to packages that haven't yet been added to the 
64-bit distro.  I wonder if cygport should issue a warning if there is a 
package listed in REQUIRES that is not installed on the user's system, 
just as it now does for DEPEND.


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