[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: cygport-0.14.0-1

Warren Young warren@etr-usa.com
Thu Sep 12 18:50:00 GMT 2013

On 9/11/2013 18:26, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
> the Fedora Cygwin repository.

That's the first I've heard of its existence.  (It was apparently first 
announced on Cygwin/X, which I don't subscribe to.)

Is there a getting started HOWTO somewhere?

I assume the primary advantage to using it is faster package compiles?

> * Creates .tar.xz packages (adds a runtime dep on xz).

The shipping version of setup.exe supports this now?

> * Per request, generated packages are now placed solely under the
> NAME-VERSION-RELEASE/dist/ hierarchy, and no longer in the "top" directory.
> * Consequently, the 'all' command no longer includes 'finish' (now aka
> 'clean'), as no packages would be left as a result, and 'almostall' is
> deprecated, as it is now identical to 'all'.

I'm happy to see both of these changes.  Good stuff, Yaakov.

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