NASA cygwin approach

Warren Young warren@etr-usa.com
Mon Jun 25 19:27:00 GMT 2012


On 6/25/2012 1:15 PM, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 11:08:43AM -0600, Warren Young wrote:
>> On 6/24/2012 12:34 AM, marco atzeri wrote:
>>>
>>> Heasoft is a large package but suggesting to install all cygwin
>>> seems a bit too drastic....
>>
>> Indeed.  I hope all those HEASoft users are enjoying their copies of
>> doxygen, gnucap, lilypond, nfrotz, qsf, and sudoku.
>>
>> (Not picking on any Cygwin package maintainers in particular here.  I've
>> just randomly cherry-picked some packages unlikely to be of direct use
>> in X-ray astronomy, which seems to be the focus of HEASoft.)
>
> A likely story.  I now expect a mass exodus of affronted package
> maintainers.
>
> Thanks a lot.

You are right as always.  As maintainer (in a handwaving sort of way) of 
the doxygen package, I am affronted and am, um...nevermind.



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