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- From: Chris Olin <chris at chrisolin dot com>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 4 Oct 2013 11:41:13 -0400
- Subject: Re: libevent-2.0.21
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On 04/10/13 at 04:13pm, David Stacey wrote:
> On 04/10/13 16:07, Chris Olin wrote:
> >Didn't see this until after sending my response to Christopher. I'm
> >unfamiliar with Cygwin Ports. If libevent is already available there, is
> >there a process to have it brought into Cygwin so then all that I really
> >need to do is package tmux and send out an ITP?
> Please don't top-post.
> Regarding Cygwin Ports, read the following (short) thread when I
> asked the same question about a year ago:
> Essentially, make Yaakov aware that you want to bring a package
> across from Ports, and that he is happy for you to maintain it. Make
> sure that you understand the cygport file and any patches that have
> been applied so that you can keep it (reasonably) up-to-date as new
> releases come along.
Yeah, I realized I was top-posting after my last email. Mea culpa.
Yaakov already posted the announce list re: libevent. I'll work on
packaging and sending the ITP for tmux soon and relieve Yaakov of having to
maintain libevent, even with Warren's warning in mind.
This is all a little bit of unfamiliarity all at once, but I think I'll
manage. Might as well throw myself to the wolves for the learning