missing 64bit ports

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Fri Jul 17 09:50:00 GMT 2015

On Jul 17 10:39, Marco Atzeri wrote:
> On 7/17/2015 9:32 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On Jul 15 16:12, Ken Brown wrote:
> >>On 7/15/2015 2:28 PM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >>>On Jul 15 16:24, Marco Atzeri wrote:
> >>>
> >>>Thanks for looking into this.
> >>>
> >>>Two points:
> >>>
> >>>- Shall we remove all 32b-bit only orphaned packages for which we don't
> >>>   get a maintainer until, say, end of August?
> >>
> >>That seems reasonable, as long as there are exceptions for packages where
> >>the lack of a 64-bit package is due to genuine porting difficulties.
> >>libsigsegv was in that category until yesterday.  Another one I'm aware of
> >>is ffcall.
> >
> >I understand, but they are unmaintained.  So, who's going to check
> >if they are buildable as 64 bit packages?
> I will look on them, just to complete the effort ;-)
> But IMHO some should be killed anyway
> aewm++ ccdoc cramfs mtd ioperm xgraph xsri xview rxvt

Sounds like a plan.  These and all mingw packages.

> as they are well dead upstream, and eventually also
> nfrotz scsh wtf logiweb
> for the same reason.

As for logiweb, I have still hopes.  Yaakov uploaded Klaus' SSH key
on 2015-01-27.  Unfortunately Klaus never followed up after that,
but I just pinged him (and CCed him now).

> These have surely porting issue
> ffcall flexdll xwinwm
> like xemacs and pdftk so they belong to a different category



Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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