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Re: non-setup information in setup.hint (was Re: Maintainers/Pack ages List, 2003-11-22)
On Wed, Nov 26, 2003 at 10:40:43AM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
>On Wed, 2003-11-26 at 10:32, Daniel Reed wrote:
>> On 2003-11-25T20:53+1100, Robert Collins wrote:
>> ) I'm not sure why this is "non-setup" information. Both binary only (no
>> ) source: entry for a package), and Maintainer are setup.ini fields.
>> Were you suggesting using Maintainer: and relying on setup to ignore it?
>> (Neither http://sources.redhat.com/cygwin-apps/setup-2.249.2.ini.html nor
>> http://sources.redhat.com/cygwin-apps/setup.html seem to define a
>> Maintainer: field.)
>See inilex.l and iniparse.y. Maintainer is fully parsed, in the manner
>that it appears in debian Sources list files.
>The rest does make sense as not-for-setup.ini stuff.
I'm not sure why Maintainer: makes sense as a for-setup.ini field given
our stated policies.