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RE: whois package
- From: Mark Bradshaw <bradshaw at staff dot crosswalk dot com>
- To: "'cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com'" <cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2002 19:30:22 -0500
- Subject: RE: whois package
Actually, hold that thought. There's been an update, and it's decently
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Bradshaw
> Sent: Thursday, January 10, 2002 7:21 PM
> To: 'firstname.lastname@example.org'
> Subject: FW: whois package
> Robert, I think I'm all ready. I've made the changes you and Gerrit
> suggested. Small correction to the Makefile in the source to
> correct the
> prefix. Slightly expanded readme to explain the patch and
> how to apply it.
> Patch and readme moved to a CYGWIN-PATCHES directory. <whew>
> I'm ready when you are.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Robert Collins [mailto:email@example.com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, January 09, 2002 6:35 AM
> > To: Mark Bradshaw; firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Subject: Re: whois package
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Mark Bradshaw" <email@example.com>
> > > Just wanted to drop in a reminder about the whois
> package. Could I
> > get an
> > > official/unofficial nanny to check it over, or at least a
> > note telling
> > me to
> > > shut up til people have more time?
> > Looks OK Mark. Does it build OOTB? I ask because the source
> > archive has
> > no CYGWIN_PATCHES directory in it.
> > If it doesn't build OOTB then the place to put your patch is in
> > CYGWIN_PATCHES/ in the src archive, along with a README about what's
> > needed to recreate the binary package (for folk building custom
> > versions - i.e. with different configure switches.
> > Once that's answered/corrected, then I'll uplaod for you.
> > As a side note... you might be interested in utilising one
> of Chuck's
> > scripts for the packaging process - grab the source tarball
> for nearly
> > any of his packages, or the src tarball for libxsl (which has
> > a script I
> > customised from Chucks), and a lot of the mechanics can be automated
> > easily.
> > Rob