Putting packages up for adoption

Hamish McIntyre-Bhatty hamishmb@live.co.uk
Fri Mar 20 19:16:19 GMT 2020

On 20/03/2020 17:32, Achim Gratz wrote:
> Marco Atzeri via Cygwin-apps writes:
>> I am planning to update all the packages left behind
>> by the Perl update
>> (Except if Achim is interested in them)
> I can take them unless they pull in a huge stack of dependencies I don't
> already have anyway.  Again I think that rules out the Gtk/Gnome stuff.
> I know next to nothing about Wx, I think the dependency chain is
> manageable, but I haven't looked at what testing the distribution
> entails.  I think I have built SGMLSpm in the past locally, I have to
> check.
>> perl-GD	                 Already Updated
>> perl-Glib		 already built	
>> perl-Alien-wxWidgets	
>> perl-Cairo	
>> perl-Cairo-GObject	
>> perl-GStreamer1	
>> perl-Glib-Object-Introspection	
>> perl-Gnome2	
>> perl-Gnome2-Canvas	
>> perl-Gnome2-GConf	
>> perl-Gnome2-Rsvg	
>> perl-Gnome2-VFS	
>> perl-Gnome2-Vte	
>> perl-Gnome2-Wnck	
>> perl-Gtk2	
>> perl-Gtk2-GladeXML	
>> perl-Gtk2-Notify	
>> perl-Gtk2-SourceView2	
>> perl-Gtk2-Spell	
>> perl-Gtk2-Unique	
>> perl-Gtk2-WebKit	
>> perl-Gtk3	
>> perl-Pango	
>> perl-SGMLSpm	
>> perl-Wx	
>> perl-Win32-GUI	   Do we need it ?
> The last time we tried to drop it there was a complaint IIRC.  I have no
> idea if it still works, I thihnk it needs a few pretty invasive patches
> (from memory, which may be wrong).  I have built myself before, but then
> it broke and Yaakov made it work again so I'm not really sure what to do
> about it.  It doesn't really fit in with what Cygwin tries to do (IIRC
> it comes from Strawberry Perl, which is Windows native).
> Regards,
> Achim.

Note: I forgot to say, but I'm happy to do wxwidgets as well.


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