Question about packaging and cygport

Andrey Repin
Fri Jun 28 11:20:00 GMT 2019

Greetings, Arjen Markus!

> Hello,

> In the context of the PLplot project ( we are interested
> in the details of how software is packaged for Cygwin, in particular
> how CMake is packaged (development of this package is rather fast and
> we attempt to keep up with it, so that we can clean up the various
> workarounds).

> To better understand the process, we would like to know, how packaging
> is arranged - is that via "cygport" files? And if so, what is the
> authorative location of these files (notably cmake.cygport)? If some
> other method is used, could you enllighten us about the actual
> process?

.cygport file is an instruction about assembling (and publishing) Cygwin
Why do you need to package cmake ? If not, what cmake.cygport does in your

With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Friday, June 28, 2019 14:11:43

Sorry for my terrible english...

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