Package READMEs on-line? (Was Re: apache2 reports bad system call)
Thu Jun 8 16:44:00 GMT 2006
On Thu, 8 Jun 2006, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
> I would think the readme would talk about this (don't have apache2
> installed myself so I don't know for sure but then again Max is a pretty
> thorough guy).
I think it's time to re-iterate my proposal of having the package
Cygwin-specific READMEs (those in /usr/share/doc/Cygwin) extracted to some
place on the web (a separate directory on the mirrors, perhaps?). Does
this sound feasible? Would it make sense to do this?
CGF, I know upset is no longer publically available, but if you send me
the source, I could submit a patch that does this. Once these are
on-line, it might also make sense to change the package search script to
make README files into links to their on-line locations on the sourceware
And, just to put this in the archives again, having a database of package
release announcements somewhere on-line (keyed by version, so setup could
link to them) would also be helpful.
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