new package: mined text editor
Thu Feb 10 21:02:00 GMT 2005
Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > I have released version 2000.10 of my editor mined.
> > I had proposed it as a cygwin package last year and got the votes
> > and a package review. This is a new version and I suppose the package
> > should be alright now.
> > The setup.hint file and the binary and source packages are available
> > for download from the directory
> > http://towo.net/mined/cygwin/
> > The setup.hint file is also shown below.
> GTG from my point of view.
> Some notes:
> Packaging looks ok. Program is running. Since I don't know mined
> I cannot say if it is working as expected however.
> The setup.hint ldesc is somewhat long, it is a 'hint' and I think
> there is no need to include the full README here.
The source archive contains a README (installed as
/usr/share/doc/mined/README) and a README.cygwin (installed as
/usr/share/doc/Cygwin/mined.README) which contain different kind
It also contains doc/overview.html from which the ldesc is
I admit it's somewhat long but it actually just lists the highlights
of mined features. I understood setup.hint to also provide hints
for users to decide whether the package is useful for them (I recall
a mail saying that setup.exe should eventually display this information
but unfortunately doesn't yet).
If you don't mind, I would prefer to leave it as is now, and
to revise it for the next release if other people complain about its
> Source compiles ok.
> Could you also post a link to the initial thread with the votes
> and review, please (I cannot remember right now and I'm lazy...)?
Vote and review:
If I remember correctly, I would have to wait until the package
shows up in the distribution (being uploaded by you or some other
kind maintainer) and then send a message to cygwin-announce, right?
Thanks and kind regards,
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