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Re: automated PPL

On Mon, Nov 17, 2003 at 03:59:11PM -0500, Daniel Reed wrote:
>On 2003-11-17T11:51-0500, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
>) On Sat, 15 Nov 2003, Daniel Reed wrote:
>) > If anyone *would* prefer to have an online form to generate the message to
>) > cygwin-apps (and possibly the message to cygwin-announce once the update has
>) > been accepted), that's certainly something I can look into as well.
>Well, I hammered something out last night and came up with
>It tries to confirm all package-specific information (pulling defaults from
>setup.ini), and will craft compatible messages for new package proposals,
>updates to new vendor versions, corrections for broken packages, or
>announcements to cygwin-announce.
>It does not do anything but help you construct an email; the first three
>types go to cygwin-apps and can be processed by the extractor script, and
>the latter goes to cygwin-announce and is similar to recent messages. The
>From:, To:, and Subject: are configurable.
>This is just a proof of concept, but should be usable for the time being.

Looks pretty cool.


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