[patch] add -p option to cygcheck to query website package search

Christopher Faylor cgf-no-personal-reply-please@cygwin.com
Sun Jul 3 02:06:00 GMT 2005

On Tue, Jun 21, 2005 at 08:49:24PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Mon, Jun 20, 2005 at 01:04:45PM -0700, Brian Dessent wrote:
>>Here is a patch that implements the -p option to cygcheck that was
>>mentioned on the list previously.  It uses the WinInet API to hit the
>>package-grep.cgi URL on cygwin.com with the search regexp supplied by
>>the user.
>I appreciate your doing this Brian.  I won't be able to really
>investigate this and comment on it until Saturday but I wanted to
>respond to your email, at least so you would know the status.  I think
>that, on a quick inspection, the cygcheck stuff is fine (and I like the
>rewording of the help) but I have a different idea for how to handle
>the package_grep.cgi part but I need to do some more research.

As is probably obvious, I didn't do this last Saturday.

I am going to hold off putting this in 1.5.18 but it will be in 1.5.19,
as soon as I modify the perl script on sourceware.org.


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