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Date: Sun, 28 Oct 2001 17:17:52 -0500
From: Charles Wilson <cwilson AT ece DOT gatech DOT edu>
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To: cygwin-developers AT cygwin DOT com
Subject: Re: setup.exe stalled?
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Christopher Faylor wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 26, 2001 at 02:56:56AM -0400, Charles Wilson wrote:
>>Okay, I noticed two weird things:
>>1) somethings flaky with the parser.  libncurses5 (for instance) shows up 
>>in a category called "Base Libs" --- and does not show up in the "Base" or 
>>"Libs" category.
> This was a serious thinko on my part.  The setup.exe parser works as it should
> rather than the way I thought it did.
> To indicate that a package belongs in two categories, you do this:
> category: Foo Bar
> not
> category: "Foo Bar"
> The latter results in a 'Foo Bar' category rather than two separate categories.
> I even got this wrong when I explained it to Gerrit Haase.
> With luck, I've fixed both setup.ini and the 'upset' program which is used to
> generate the setup.ini.

I guess you probably ALSO should say:

requires: foo bar

and not

requires: "foo bar"



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