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Re: Package file lists archive
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 17 Jun 2014 10:27:05 -0400
- Subject: Re: Package file lists archive
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On Thu, Jun 12, 2014 at 04:58:25PM -0500, Steven Penny wrote:
>On Mon, May 26, 2014 at 3:12 PM, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> And, frankly, I think it's a bad idea to keep a monolithic list of
>> packages available for people to download anyway.
>I would counter that Debian and others who use "apt-get" already do this,
>> This file maps each file available in the Debian GNU/Linux system to
>> the package from which it originates. It includes packages from the
>> DIST distribution for the ARCH architecture.
>> You can use this list to determine which package contains a specific
>> file, or whether or not a specific file is available. The list is
>> updated weekly, each architecture on a different day.
>so maybe you could voice your opinion to them as well.
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