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Date: Thu, 18 Nov 1999 20:52:34 -0500
From: John Fortin <fortinj AT ibm DOT net>
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Subject: Re: Maintainers wanted
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OK, but will there be a standard install format... Will packages install
in
/usr/local by default?  

When do we update a package, how many older releases will be available.

Am I responsible for ensuring the packages work under cygwin?

Just trying to gauge the time needed for this.

John


Chris Faylor wrote:
> 
> On Thu, Nov 18, 1999 at 08:34:36PM -0500, John Fortin wrote:
> >I may be interested, but I need more info on what is involved in
> >"maintaining packages".
> 
> You provide a binary and source tarball and try to stay current with
> releases, updating them as appropriate.
> 
> cgf

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