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Date: Sat, 16 Mar 2002 11:14:06 +0100
From: "Gerrit P. Haase" <gp AT familiehaase DOT de>
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To: Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd AT yahoo DOT com>
CC: Robert Collins <robert DOT collins AT itdomain DOT com DOT au>,
Lapo Luchini <lapo AT lapo DOT it>, CygWin-Apps <cygwin-apps AT cygwin DOT com>
Subject: Re: RFP: UPX (Was Re: reducing binary distribution size with UPX)
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Hallo Earnie,

Am 2002-03-15 um 14:28 schriebst du:

> Robert Collins wrote:
>> > -----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?

> Does UPX come with an API library that you can just use in setup?

UCL is the library which is needed to build UPX.



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