Why libquadmath0-4.7.2

Dave Korn dave.korn.cygwin@gmail.com
Mon Mar 11 23:39:00 GMT 2013

On 11/03/2013 22:12, JonY wrote:
> On 3/12/2013 02:03, Dave Korn wrote:
>> On 05/03/2013 16:22, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>> On Tue, Mar 05, 2013 at 05:11:34PM +0100, Angelo Graziosi wrote:
>>>> I have GCC-4.5.3 installed and I am not going to install the test 
>>>> version 4.7.2-1, but setup.exe *wants* to install libquadmath0-4.7.2-1 
>>>> even if I have selected "Curr" packages (which should exclude any 
>>>> reference to 4.7.2 version...).
>>>> Have we sure it isn't a packaging bug?
>>> The crude dependency handling in setup.exe isn't up to the task of
>>> allowing per-version dependencies.  So this probably came along because
>>> it's required for a newer version of gcc.
>>   When last we spoke (on the -apps list), it was suggested that the
>> dependencies should remain correct for the curr: version, and people
>> installing the test: version should manually install the required dependencies.
>>   If it would help, I could upload a 4.7.2-2 later tonight which restores java
>> and has the original 4.5.3-3 dependencies?
> You'll be retaking maintainership again? I don't mind that, but please
> push as much of the patches as possible upstream, it was kind of hard to
> wrap my head around the patches to manually apply them.

  I would like to resume maintaining it, subject to any discussions necessary.
 Being an upstream maintainer makes it easier for me to push patches.


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