So, *should* I go back to distributing the mingw/w32api sources in the cygwin source tarball?

Earnie Boyd
Sat Feb 8 17:05:00 GMT 2003

Christopher Faylor wrote:
> The subject says it all.  If I don't distribute the mingw and w32api
> sources, I stand the chance of releasing a version of the sources that
> won't build until the next release of mingw or w32api.  I don't want to
> have to go through the effort of coordinating with Earnie every time I
> release cygwin so the alternative is to go back to including the mingw
> and w32api sources in the cygwin source tarball.
> I don't like the thought of duplication here but I guess I've finally
> grown weary of the bug reports from people who can't build from the
> sources available via tarball.

I'm not going to say much about it other than, I empathize with you. 
Perhaps a symlink to the installed versions would do?


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