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Re: adopt and update libatomic_ops and libgc

> On 2017-05-08 05:54, Jon Turney wrote:
>> libatomic_ops.cygport:
>> A comment that we need to correct for this installing it's
>> documentation into usr/share/libatomic_ops, rather that
>> usr/share/doc/libatomic_ops might be nice.
>> This could alternatively be written using a custom src_install which
>> calls cyginstall then moves the directory, which might be less
>> brittle to changes in the file list?
>> This might be an upstream defect if it doesn't respect --docdir?

Right, I've just sent a PR to the upstream to fix it. See
I've included it as a patch in the cygport file, which we can remove
in the next version if the PR is merged.

>> libgc.cygport:
>> DEPEND might be better written pkgconfig(atomic_ops)
>> Again, stuff installed to usr/share/gc/ should probably be moved to
>> usr/share/doc/gc

Similarly, the PR:

>> I note we also have libgc-7.2d-2 as non-source package, which just
>> contains usr/share/doc/Cygwin/libgc.README. That probably needs to
>> be cleaned up by being obsoleted.

What is the procedure of obsoleting packages?

Best regards,

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