HEADSUP MAINTAINERS: flat upload layout

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Fri Aug 15 20:11:00 GMT 2014

On Aug 15 12:21, Yaakov Selkowitz wrote:
> On Tue, 2014-08-12 at 10:59 +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Aug 12 09:45, Thomas Wolff wrote:
> > > 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.
> upset doesn't like having the same package in multiple locations, so I'm
> not sure if the -src packages can be separate.
> However, what I did suggest earlier was to have a separate
> noarch/release hierarchy for entirely noarch packages, which would
> prevent having to upload noarch twice:
> http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-apps/2013-03/msg00126.html
> I do this with Ports and it works quite well, but then again I'm the
> only one uploading there.

Shouldn't be much of a difference, as long as the upload script
understands a noarch dir parallel to the x86 and x86_64 dirs,
isn't it?


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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