Moving on from Cygwin

Yaakov Selkowitz
Tue Jun 26 22:26:00 GMT 2018

On 2018-06-26 13:34, David Stacey wrote:
> Sadly, the time has come for me to step back from being a Cygwin package 
> maintainer. I'm keen to take on a new project, and I need to free up 
> some time in what is already a fairly hectic life! This has meant some 
> difficult decisions about letting some things go in order to free up the 
> time needed, and my work as a Cygwin package maintainer is one of the 
> things I need to set aside.
> So with immediate effect, all of my packages are available for adoption. 

cygwin-pkg-maint has been updated accordingly.

> All are (more or less) up-to-date. Corinna has asked that I stay on the 
> list for a while to help any prospective maintainer in adopting one or 
> more of my packages, so I will remain subscribed to 'cygwin' and 
> 'cygwin-apps' for at least a fortnight.
> I've been a Cygwin package maintainer for nearly six years, and I've 
> learned a lot in my time here. Special thanks to Corinna for leading the 
> programme, and to Yaakov for somehow managing to maintain a ridiculous 
> number of packages. Cygwin has made a big difference to so many users 
> over the years. I know the work done here is genuinely appreciated by 
> the community, and I wish the programme every success in the future.

Thank you very much for your contributions over the years, and for being 
willing to help make a smooth transition.  Much success in your future 

Andrew, could you please polish a gold watch in honour of David's 


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