[ITP] cairomm, as replacement for cairomm1.0

Marco Atzeri marco.atzeri@gmail.com
Fri May 22 19:04:31 GMT 2020

On 22.05.2020 20:58, Ken Brown wrote:
> On 5/15/2020 1:42 PM, Marco Atzeri via Cygwin-apps wrote:
>> On 15.05.2020 17:30, Ken Brown via Cygwin-apps wrote:
>>> cygport file attached.  I've bumped the version to 1.12.2, which is 
>>> the latest stable upstream release.  Upstream has actually released 
>>> 1.15.5, but the News file says it's unstable and recommends that 
>>> distros not package it.
>>> I'm proposing an unversioned source package cairomm, as well as 
>>> unversioned devel and doc packages.  This is what we do with many 
>>> library packages, and it is consistent with Fedora's packaging.
>>> It will also ease future maintenance.  I've looked at the upstream 
>>> git repo, and there's been an ABI change from 1.0 to 1.14 and then to 
>>> 1.16. It would be annoying to have to create a new Cygwin package for 
>>> each such change.
>>> I'll wait for Yaakov to weigh in on this before I upload anything.
>>> The change might require some manual intervention on sourceware, to 
>>> rename the existing cairomm1.0 directory to cairomm.
>>> Ken
>> added to the package list and assigned cairomm1.0 to you
>> as will make any package movement easier
> I've decided to hold off on this for now.  There's no real need to 
> update cairomm1.0 at the moment, so any packaging change can wait until 
> there's a good reason for it.
> Ken


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