new package: mined text editor
Thu Feb 10 21:09:00 GMT 2005
On Thu, Feb 10, 2005 at 10:06:27PM +0100, email@example.com wrote:
>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?
No. You send a message after the package has been confirmed as uploaded.
There is no reason to wait. Just make sure your release announce language
mentions that it will be uploaded to a mirror soon.
I think it is better to do these things as soon as possible, otherwise
experience has shown that people forget.
I can't remember if this was one of those setup.hints which inexplicably
contained a '@ mined' line, but if it does please make sure that it
is removed. It is not needed.
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