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non-setup information in setup.hint (was Re: Maintainers/PackagesList, 2003-11-22)

On 2003-11-24T11:01-0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
) On Mon, Nov 24, 2003 at 10:55:40AM -0500, Daniel Reed wrote:
) >For now it's just in my records. Even if it is made publicly tunable, I
) >imagine it will be made outside of setup.hint (since that is for setup's
) >benefit).
) We could decide on a comment convention for setup.hint that could be
) used for some other tool to process:
) #!binary only

That works, or maybe even #!binary-only and either let multiple flags be on
one line or allow flags to have arguments.

	sdesc: "Frobdicates kernel sources"
	category: Devel
	requires: cygwin
	#!maintainer "Daniel Reed <>"


	sdesc: "Frobnobulates black and white images"
	category: Web
	requires: cygwin libpng
	#!# binary-only ignore-before=1.2.3

Do we want to discuss what kind of information should be allowed? I can go
through the current collection of setup.hint's and start moving everything
in apps.xml to them.

Daniel Reed <>
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