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Re: Bug in lynx setup.hint? (was: Re: cygcrypto-0.9.7.dll)
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 11 Aug 2003 18:39:47 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: Bug in lynx setup.hint? (was: Re: cygcrypto-0.9.7.dll)
- Reply-to: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
On Mon, 11 Aug 2003, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> On Tue, 12 Aug 2003, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 12, 2003 at 12:15:34AM +0200, Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
> > > The package you're missing is openssl.
> > > However, I think you have triggered a bug, here the setup.hint from
> > > lynx, there are obviously the correct dependencies, but AFAICT some
> > > colons are missing:
> > >
> > > category Web
> > > requires cygwin terminfo libintl2 libiconv2 libncurses7 openssl
> > > sdesc "Text-mode WWW Browser"
> > > ldesc "Lynx is a terminal based WWW browser. While it does not make any attempt
> > > at displaying graphics, it has good support for HTML text formatting,
> > > forms, and tables. This version includes support for SSL encryption."
> > > curr: 2.8.4-5
> > > test: 2.8.4-6
> > The colons are just cosmetically, AFAICT. Setup doesn't need them.
> > Corinna
> Ahem, actually, reading the setup sources (inilex.l), it looks like the
> colons *are* required. Rob, it's your code, care to comment?
> P.S. This belongs on the cygwin-apps list, IMO.
Oops, sorry, Rob, just read your reply on the Cygwin list... Well, to
make this cygwin-apps thread at least marginally useful, here's a patch to
htdocs/setup.html that clears this confusion -- permission to apply?
RCS file: /cvs/cygwin/htdocs/setup.html,v
retrieving revision 1.85
diff -u -p -r1.85 setup.html
--- setup.html 23 Mar 2003 16:27:44 -0000 1.85
+++ setup.html 11 Aug 2003 22:37:36 -0000
@@ -159,7 +159,7 @@ external-source: <i>package</i>
<p>(You may see some older setup.hint files which lack the colons after
-the introducing field. This usage is allowed but deprecated. Please
+the introducing field. This usage is deprecated. Please
use colons in your setup.hint for everything but '#' and "@'.)</p>
<p>Lines that begin with '#' are considered to be comments and are ignored
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