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Re: new packages mhash/mhash-devel ready for upload
On Fri, 3 Oct 2003, Stefan Hetzl wrote:
> On Friday 03 October 2003 17:49, Daniel Reed wrote:
> > On 2003-09-30T13:13+0200, Stefan Hetzl wrote:
> > ) Please upload the mhash and mhash-devel packages:
> > )
> > ) mhash:
> > ) http://stud3.tuwien.ac.at/~e9925353/cygwin/release/mhash/setup.hint
> > ) http://stud3.tuwien.ac.at/~e9925353/cygwin/release/mhash/mhash-0.8.18-1-src.tar.bz2
> > ) http://stud3.tuwien.ac.at/~e9925353/cygwin/release/mhash/mhash-0.8.18-1.tar.bz2
> > )
> > ) mhash-devel:
> > ) http://stud3.tuwien.ac.at/~e9925353/cygwin/release/mhash/mhash-devel/setup.hint
> > ) http://stud3.tuwien.ac.at/~e9925353/cygwin/release/mhash/mhash-devel/mhash-devel-0.8.18-1.tar.bz2
> > One minor nit in the final review: Both mhash and mhash-devel include
> > the file usr/share/doc/Cygwin/mhash-0.8.18-1.README. I believe
> > sub-packages are supposed to include their own unique .README (or at
> > least not overwrite files included in the parent package). For
> > example, ncurses includes usr/share/doc/Cygwin/ncurses-5.3.README
> > while libncurses-devel includes
> > usr/share/doc/Cygwin/libncurses-devel-5.3.README.
> I used the same approach for the libmcrypt packages. Both libmcrypt-2.5.7-1
> and libmcrypt-devel-2.5.7-1 contain the file:
> > I am only concerned if this might cause problems for setup during uninstall
> > or any other operations. If not, I believe the package can be uploaded
> > as-is.
> I don't know if this will cause a problem, I just hoped it wouldn't. Should I
> change it (both in libmcrypt and mhash) ?
Yes, you should change it. It will cause problems when one of the
packages is uninstalled, and the other isn't -- the README will be gone.
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