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Subject: RFP: UPX (Was Re: reducing binary distribution size with UPX)
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Date: Sat, 16 Mar 2002 00:04:36 +1100
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From: "Robert Collins" <robert DOT collins AT itdomain DOT com DOT au>
To: "Lapo Luchini" <lapo AT lapo DOT it>, "CygWin-Apps" <cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lapo Luchini [mailto:lapo AT lapo DOT it] 
> Sent: Friday, March 15, 2002 11:48 PM

> But if a cygwin 
> native version is needed nonetheless I could volunteer to package it.

IMO we should have a fully self-hosted distribution. At the moment, with
the _single_ exception of postgresql, every package here can be rebuilt
from source, to a version equivalent to what the package maintainer
posted, on a cygwin system, with the tools that the distribution has. So
yes, UPX should be a package before it's used to make packages.

I vote for including UPX... and Lapo makes two. Do we need a third? And
are there any objections?

Rob

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