git repositories for cygwin packaging - please test

Brian Inglis
Fri Aug 9 20:58:00 GMT 2019

On 2019-08-04 14:08, Jon Turney wrote:
> While a number of maintainers keep their cygwin packaging under some sort of
> version control, there is currently no central collection of these repositories.
> To remedy this lack, using the same ssh key you use for sftp package upload,
> package maintainers can now also push to git repositories, like so:
> git push<packagename>
> where <packagename> is a package name you are listed as a maintainer for in
> These repositories are lazily created on the first push.
> Since it's intended that these repositories will only contain cygport scripts,
> patches, and other packaging files, and to prevent the accidental committing of
> upstream archives, pushes containing large binary files will be rejected.
> These repositories are viewable via gitweb at
> (URL may be subject to change), and
> should be cloneable via anonymous git/http with the URLs shown there.
> Please give this a test, if possible, and report any problems here.

WJFFM - nice resource - got me to standardize some other stuff in my main
package dirs.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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