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Re: Question about package version number
- From: Yaakov Selkowitz <yselkowitz at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 02 Feb 2015 02:33:56 -0600
- Subject: Re: Question about package version number
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On Mon, 2015-02-02 at 15:03 +0800, ééä wrote:
> I have made package for HIDAPI , and here is the cygport:
> inherit cross
While I'm not against adding libraries to the mingw64 toolchains -- in
fact, I have a number of them in Ports -- is that really your intention?
Would this library be usable from within Cygwin?
>From looking at the upstream sources, this is not parallel-installable
with other versions of hidapi, so this should be just
This is wrong; VERSION must at least start with a numerical component.
IMO cross-compiler libraries should go into Devel, but I suppose that's
> SUMMARY="USB library"
This should be more specific, particularly if you are intending it to be
used with the mingw64 toolchain.
> DESCRIPTION="C Library for USB/Bluetooth HID device access from Linux,
> Mac OS X, FreeBSD, and Windows."
> The package is made against the git head, but I can only download
> the tarball as hidapi-master.zip.
> What VERSION should I use here? The libhidapi package on Ubuntu is
> marked as 0.8.0-rc1 , should I follow this convention?
0.8.0-rc1 is the latest tag ("release") in git, so if you want that:
However, there have been several changes in git since then, so you may
want to include the Windows-relevant ones by adding:
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