HEADSUP MAINTAINERS: flat upload layout

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Tue Aug 12 08:59:00 GMT 2014

On Aug 12 09:45, Thomas Wolff wrote:
> Am 12.08.2014 01:45, schrieb Yaakov Selkowitz:
> >In order to better manage upload permissions, effective immediately, each
> >and every current primary/source package has its own directory directly
> >underneath $arch/release.  Those packages that were previously nested have
> >been moved accordingly, for example:
> >
> >x86/release/db/*
> >x86/release/singular/*
> >$arch/release/ghostscript/ghostscript-fonts-*/
> >...
> >
> >So please remember when you upload from now on, all packages go straight
> >into $arch/release/.
> While revising the upload structure, please consider folding out the source
> package (e.g. into no-arch/ or src/) because it's not a convincing burden to
> have to upload the same package twice.

Yes, that's something we should certainly contemplate medium-term.


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