upload with "previous"

Jon Turney jon.turney@dronecode.org.uk
Sun May 24 16:03:28 GMT 2020

On 21/05/2020 20:58, Jon Turney wrote:
> On 21/05/2020 19:27, Thomas Wolff wrote:
>> I wanted to upload mintty 3.1.6 with a specific setup.hint containing
>> curr: 3.1.6
>> prev: 3.1.4
>> but got it wrong so the upload was "normal" instead.
>> I've now uploaded just the setup.hint (mintty-3.1.6-1.hint) and !ready 
>> files manually. Will that work or should I repeat the complete upload?
> These 'curr' and prev' key are only valid in an override.hint file:
> https://cygwin.com/packaging-hint-files.html#override.hint

Correction: per [1], 'prev:' isn't actually valid in override.hint 
anymore, since it didn't actually do anything much.

So all you are really saying here is 'curr: 3.1.6', which calm is 
capable of working out anyhow, and will be wrong when the next version 
is uploaded (and require you to remember to remove it then).

So, um, yeah.

[1] https://cygwin.com/pipermail/cygwin-apps/2020-March/039948.html

> (It's unclear how these should be interpreted if they were present with 
> different values in the hints for different versions)
> However, in this case since you simply wish to withdraw 3.1.5-1, I'd 
> suggest you use the provided mechanism to delete that version:
> https://cygwin.com/package-upload.html#deleting

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