Small patch for the FAQ

Corinna Vinschen cygwin-patches@cygwin.com
Mon Sep 1 10:19:00 GMT 2003


Dig, dig, dig... hmm, I don't find the ChangeLog entry here...

Corinna

On Fri, Aug 29, 2003 at 01:18:14PM +0100, Elfyn McBratney wrote:
> Index: how-programming.texinfo
> ===================================================================
> RCS file: /cvs/src/src/winsup/doc/how-programming.texinfo,v
> retrieving revision 1.25
> diff -u -u -p -r1.25 how-programming.texinfo
> --- how-programming.texinfo	13 Feb 2003 14:20:32 -0000	1.25
> +++ how-programming.texinfo	29 Aug 2003 12:11:04 -0000
> @@ -6,12 +6,15 @@ If you are willing to be a package maint
>  volunteers to prepare and maintain packages, because the priority of the
>  Cygwin Team is Cygwin itself.
>  
> -There will be a separate web page where all the details are documented,
> -but this is not prepared yet.  Meanwhile, pore through the cygwin-apps
> -mailing archives (start at @file{http://cygwin.com/lists.html}), and
> -subscribe.  Charles Wilson posted a short recipe of what's involved,
> -using texinfo as an example,
> -at @file{http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-apps/2000-11/msg00055.html}.  This
> +There's a Cygwin Contributor's Guide on the project web page available
> +here @file{http://cygwin.com/setup.html}, which details everything you'll
> +need to know about being a package maintainer.  If you need any extra
> +help you can ask on cygwin-apps @emph{at} cygwin @emph{dot} com mailing
> +list, or alternatively you can search the cygwin-apps archives
> +(start at @file{http://http://cygwin.com/lists.html}), as your question
> +may well have been asked before.  Charles Wilson posted a short recipe
> +of what's involved, using texinfo as an example, available at
> +@file{http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-apps/2000-11/msg00055.html}.  This
>  should give you an idea of what is required.
>  
>  You should announce your intentions to the general cygwin list, in case
> Index: how-resources.texinfo
> ===================================================================
> RCS file: /cvs/src/src/winsup/doc/how-resources.texinfo,v
> retrieving revision 1.7
> diff -u -u -p -r1.7 how-resources.texinfo
> --- how-resources.texinfo	21 Feb 2003 20:13:55 -0000	1.7
> +++ how-resources.texinfo	29 Aug 2003 12:11:05 -0000
> @@ -18,10 +18,6 @@ There is a comprehensive Cygwin User's G
>  and an API Reference at
>  @file{http://cygwin.com/cygwin-api/cygwin-api.html}.
>  
> -There is an interesting paper about Cygwin from the 1998 USENIX Windows
> -NT Workshop Proceedings at
> -@file{http://cygwin.com/usenix-98/cygwin.html}.
> -
>  You can find documentation for the individual GNU tools at
>  @file{http://www.fsf.org/manual/}.  (You should read GNU manuals from a
>  local mirror, check @file{http://www.fsf.org/server/list-mirrors.html}
> Index: what.texinfo
> ===================================================================
> RCS file: /cvs/src/src/winsup/doc/what.texinfo,v
> retrieving revision 1.21
> diff -u -u -p -r1.21 what.texinfo
> --- what.texinfo	27 Jul 2002 23:05:45 -0000	1.21
> +++ what.texinfo	29 Aug 2003 12:11:06 -0000
> @@ -32,17 +32,16 @@ exhibit different limitations, on the va
>  
>  @section Where can I get it?
>  
> -The main location for the Cygwin project is
> -@file{http://cygwin.com/}.  There you should find
> -everything you need for Cygwin, including links for download and setup,
> -a current list of ftp mirror sites, a User's Guide, an API Reference,
> -mailing lists and archives, and additional ported software.
> +The home page for the Cygwin project is @file{http://cygwin.com/}.
> +There you should find everything you need for Cygwin, including links
> +for download and setup, a current list of ftp mirror sites,
> +a User's Guide, an API Reference, mailing lists and archives, and
> +additional ported software.
>  
>  You can find documentation for the individual GNU tools at
>  @file{http://www.fsf.org/manual/}.  (You should read GNU manuals from a
>  local mirror.  Check @file{http://www.fsf.org/server/list-mirrors.html}
>  for a list of them.)
> -
>  
>  @section Is it free software?
>  
> 
> -- Elfyn

> Index: how-programming.texinfo
> ===================================================================
> RCS file: /cvs/src/src/winsup/doc/how-programming.texinfo,v
> retrieving revision 1.25
> diff -u -u -p -r1.25 how-programming.texinfo
> --- how-programming.texinfo	13 Feb 2003 14:20:32 -0000	1.25
> +++ how-programming.texinfo	29 Aug 2003 12:11:04 -0000
> @@ -6,12 +6,15 @@ If you are willing to be a package maint
>  volunteers to prepare and maintain packages, because the priority of the
>  Cygwin Team is Cygwin itself.
>  
> -There will be a separate web page where all the details are documented,
> -but this is not prepared yet.  Meanwhile, pore through the cygwin-apps
> -mailing archives (start at @file{http://cygwin.com/lists.html}), and
> -subscribe.  Charles Wilson posted a short recipe of what's involved,
> -using texinfo as an example,
> -at @file{http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-apps/2000-11/msg00055.html}.  This
> +There's a Cygwin Contributor's Guide on the project web page available
> +here @file{http://cygwin.com/setup.html}, which details everything you'll
> +need to know about being a package maintainer.  If you need any extra
> +help you can ask on cygwin-apps @emph{at} cygwin @emph{dot} com mailing
> +list, or alternatively you can search the cygwin-apps archives
> +(start at @file{http://http://cygwin.com/lists.html}), as your question
> +may well have been asked before.  Charles Wilson posted a short recipe
> +of what's involved, using texinfo as an example, available at
> +@file{http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-apps/2000-11/msg00055.html}.  This
>  should give you an idea of what is required.
>  
>  You should announce your intentions to the general cygwin list, in case
> Index: how-resources.texinfo
> ===================================================================
> RCS file: /cvs/src/src/winsup/doc/how-resources.texinfo,v
> retrieving revision 1.7
> diff -u -u -p -r1.7 how-resources.texinfo
> --- how-resources.texinfo	21 Feb 2003 20:13:55 -0000	1.7
> +++ how-resources.texinfo	29 Aug 2003 12:11:05 -0000
> @@ -18,10 +18,6 @@ There is a comprehensive Cygwin User's G
>  and an API Reference at
>  @file{http://cygwin.com/cygwin-api/cygwin-api.html}.
>  
> -There is an interesting paper about Cygwin from the 1998 USENIX Windows
> -NT Workshop Proceedings at
> -@file{http://cygwin.com/usenix-98/cygwin.html}.
> -
>  You can find documentation for the individual GNU tools at
>  @file{http://www.fsf.org/manual/}.  (You should read GNU manuals from a
>  local mirror, check @file{http://www.fsf.org/server/list-mirrors.html}
> Index: what.texinfo
> ===================================================================
> RCS file: /cvs/src/src/winsup/doc/what.texinfo,v
> retrieving revision 1.21
> diff -u -u -p -r1.21 what.texinfo
> --- what.texinfo	27 Jul 2002 23:05:45 -0000	1.21
> +++ what.texinfo	29 Aug 2003 12:11:06 -0000
> @@ -32,17 +32,16 @@ exhibit different limitations, on the va
>  
>  @section Where can I get it?
>  
> -The main location for the Cygwin project is
> -@file{http://cygwin.com/}.  There you should find
> -everything you need for Cygwin, including links for download and setup,
> -a current list of ftp mirror sites, a User's Guide, an API Reference,
> -mailing lists and archives, and additional ported software.
> +The home page for the Cygwin project is @file{http://cygwin.com/}.
> +There you should find everything you need for Cygwin, including links
> +for download and setup, a current list of ftp mirror sites,
> +a User's Guide, an API Reference, mailing lists and archives, and
> +additional ported software.
>  
>  You can find documentation for the individual GNU tools at
>  @file{http://www.fsf.org/manual/}.  (You should read GNU manuals from a
>  local mirror.  Check @file{http://www.fsf.org/server/list-mirrors.html}
>  for a list of them.)
> -
>  
>  @section Is it free software?
>  


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