upset, genini: different version ordering

Corinna Vinschen
Fri Jul 24 09:19:00 GMT 2015

On Jul 23 22:02, Achim Gratz wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen writes:
> > Any string.  I guess that works because the string prefix is fixed.
> > It's the name of the package.
> True, it already knows that from setup.hint.  But then it's still a
> difference from how setup.exe handles things.  Maybe I need to check
> again because setup.exe could also know the name of the package when it
> tries to extract the version from the filename.
> >> I'd rather write new code when the objectives can be agreed upon.
> >
> > New code as in "new version checks for upset"?  Or as in "new upset
> > from scratch"?
> Both.  Let me get something going in genini and then try to transplant
> it into upset.  A possible replacement for upset is at least a year
> away, given how much (or rather little) time I can put into that at the
> moment.

That's ok.  I'm also not overly blessed with time for Cygwin in
the months to come, working on Linux kernel network drivers...

> > Still, it would be helpful to have some perl guru understanding the
> > code being able to describe it to a coder.
> You've just described two persons.  Who's the sond one?  :-)

Haha.  But... sond?  I wasn't able to make out a word from that :}


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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