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Re: Bug in lynx setup.hint? (was: Re: cygcrypto-0.9.7.dll)

On Tue, Aug 12, 2003 at 08:47:50AM +1000, Robert Collins wrote:
>On Tue, 2003-08-12 at 08:39, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
>> On Mon, 11 Aug 2003, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
>> > Ahem, actually, reading the setup sources (inilex.l), it looks like the
>> > colons *are* required.  Rob, it's your code, care to comment?
>> >         Igor
>> > 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?
>Lets wait for Chris to get back.
>Remember that .hint files are preprocessed to create the .ini - I don't
>know the current status of the preprocessor - all I was commenting on
>was the requirement in the .ini file...

I think it's pretty clear that upset doesn't care about colons in
setup.hint files.  If it did then lynx wouldn't have been available as a
package, right?

I agree that the usage should be deprecated but I'm not in any hurry to
rip the functionality out of upset.

Apologies if this observation has already been made.  I've only downloaded 2359
of 9121 messages so far.


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