[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: mintty 2.9.9

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis@SystematicSw.ab.ca
Sun Mar 24 16:24:00 GMT 2019

On 2019-03-24 09:57, Thomas Wolff wrote:
> Am 16.03.2019 um 15:00 schrieb Achim Gratz:
>> Thomas Wolff writes:
>>> I have uploaded mintty 2.9.9 with the following changes:
>> While you're at it, could you please stop using the release number "0" for
>> your packages?
> I had previously explained why I used to like this (native package, no patches)
> and there had been no comments...
>> That's supposed to be used for test packages only
>> (if you want to make an effort to convey that in the package file name).
> I don't see this documented anywhere.
>> Proper releases should start with "1".
>> https://cygwin.com/packaging-contributors-guide.html#updating
> OK, I see *this* described now; I think it changed some time. Was there any
> discussion about it?
> Anyway, with maybe one more vote, I'll make the change.

It may have been informal but is now documented - please go with the flow.
Don't make us come after you with puns about fresh flavours and odours, periods
in education or loans, or finality, that your package begs for!
Let's keep this civil ;^>

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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