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Re: [ITA] units
On 2017-04-25 20:59, Brian Inglis wrote:
> On 2017-04-25 20:25, Yaakov Selkowitz wrote:
>> On 2017-04-25 17:42, Brian Inglis wrote:
>>> As a long time user of Cygwin and units, both professionally and
>>> personally, I noticed a new release of units 2.14 was available
>>> but the package is orphaned.
>> I have been nominally maintaining it anyway, but you're welcome to
>> take it.
> One less thing on your plate - but your call.
>>> I built and installed the new release for myself, and thought
>>> I'd like to make it available to the community, so would like to
>>> adopt the package units.
>>> I've had no problems downloading the previous source, bumping
>>> the cygport version, building, testing, installing, and using the
>>> new release.
>> That is a good start, but:
>> This is the build from only one architecture. Each archful package
>> needs to be built for each of x86 (32-bit) and x86_64 (64-bit).
>> Are you set up to build both?
> Yes - I still upgrade x86 infrequently.
>>> I've read the contributor/maintainer guides but as this would be
>>> my first package contribution, I may need some help using calm,
>> "cygport upload" takes care of this for you.
> Thanks - was vaguely aware there were other commands, but obviously
> never had use for them.
- x86 does not have the libreadline7 direct dependency in .hint
- x86_64 has a libreadline7 direct dependency in .hint
- src has different timestamps so x86_64 is 4 bytes longer but
identical content sizes to x86
- debuginfo hints are identical
Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada