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Re: missing 64bit ports

On Jul 15 16:24, Marco Atzeri wrote:
> Dear All,
> I spent a bit of time checking the real situation of the packages
> still missing as 64 bit port.
> After xdelta, bsdiff and iperf porting, without counting the few mingw ones,
> the duplicates we are down to ~44.
> Please see here the analysis :
> Feel free to insert comments on the cells.
> For what I found :
> - half of them are dead upstream so we can directly
> obsolete and don't worry anynore.
> - Few are Jary's scripts, so the only porting issue is Jary's time.
> - Very few have real porting issue
> The only one really interesting for me is Mathomatic and eventually catdoc
> if works with latest word documents.
> (of course I will port pure-ftpd)

Thanks for looking into this.

Two points:

- Shall we remove all 32b-bit only orphaned packages for which we don't
  get a maintainer until, say, end of August?

- We should probably consider to remove the packages.  All
  of them.  They are hopelessly outdated and mingw-w64 does the same
  job better hands down.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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