NASA cygwin approach

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Mon Jun 25 19:34:00 GMT 2012


On Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 01:27:00PM -0600, Warren Young wrote:
>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.

This is an interesting example of recursive affrontery.  You don't often
see that in the wild.



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