NASM package update

Diego Biurrun
Tue Aug 7 11:15:00 GMT 2012

On Mon, Aug 06, 2012 at 08:48:47PM +0200, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> The NASM package in Cygwin is getting a tad long in the tooth.  There is
> NASM 2.08.02 available, but 2.10.03 is current, i.e. NASM has done two
> major releases in the meantime.  The package for Cygwin was created
> over two years ago.
> Newer NASM versions are required to assemble modern software, notably
> libav.  Now I'd like to know if anybody is working on updating the
> NASM package in Cygwin or is planning to do it in the somewhat near
> future.

Who is the maintainer of the NASM package?  Yaakov Selkowitz yesterday
created a skeleton package of NASM for Cygwin ports:

Is there a chance this might be used to replace the official package
in Cygwin?

best regards, Diego

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