MSYS2 [Was: Cygwin installer could be much more better]

Corinna Vinschen
Thu Jan 30 17:01:00 GMT 2014

On Jan 30 08:41, Charles Wilson wrote:
> On 1/29/2014 10:34 AM, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >On Wed, Jan 29, 2014 at 09:07:36AM -0500, Charles Wilson wrote:
> >>On 1/28/2014 11:25 PM, Ilja Umov wrote:
> >>>That's probably why MSYS2 is being developed:
> >>>
> >>
> >>Oh, goody. The people have been working on something they call
> >>MSYS2 now for a while...and it appears that the haskell folks are NOT
> >>the same people.  So there are TWO msys2's.  Wonderful.
> >
> >And, of course, we've volunteered to make modifications to Cygwin to try
> >to avoid the source fork which have gone unreviewed.
> I *wish* I had time to review them...I think the "hook" plan you
> came up with is a great one.  I'm still struggling just to update
> the packages I "maintain" -- and follow up on recent bug reports.
> :-(

On this note, it would be *terribly* nice if you could come up with
a ssmtp package for 64 bit Cygwin.  We have no MTA at all so far :}

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