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Re: [ITP] chere
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-no-personal-reply-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 4 Oct 2004 13:34:11 -0400
- Subject: Re: [ITP] chere
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On Mon, Oct 04, 2004 at 10:12:07AM -0700, Dave wrote:
>Recent traffic in the main mailing list indicated a package to manage
>Cygwin Prompt Here functionality would be appreciated.
>I propose contributing (and maintaining) a shell script to do this.
>See the attached script for my initial version. It works as advertised
>on my W2K box, installing and uninstalling a Bash/Rxvt context menu.
>It needs some work, and input from term/shell maintainers on
>appropriate startup incantations. I'd welcome any comments and
>Is this going in the right direction? Has someone got a more
>appropriate solution in the wings (I'm aware of Gerrits and a few other
>implementations)? Am I wasting my time?
You don't have to worry about what others are doing. You're the first,
so you win.
Just submit a standard ITP with a setup.hint and a pointer to where
people can download the tar files. There is no need to post source code
You're already fully approved for this.
Thanks for doing this. You're also an automatic gold star recipient if
you see this through to the end. :-)