Changes between Version 23 and Version 24 of PackagingInstructions


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Mar 9, 2010, 11:42:46 AM (10 years ago)
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maphew
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    55OSGeo4W packages are each bzip2 compressed .tar files intended to be unpacked in the OSGeo4W root directory.  They come with setup.hint files designed to describe dependencies and a package description.
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     7== Package name convention ==
     8Use the vendor's version plus a release suffix for ports of existing packages (i.e. bash 2.04 becomes 2.04'''-1''', 2.04'''-2''', etc, until bash 2.05 is ported, which would be 2.05-1, etc). Some packages also use a YYMMDD format for their versions, e.g. binutils-20010901'''-1'''.tar.bz2. The first release of a package should have a -1 release suffix. ''-- http://cygwin.com/setup.html#naming''
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    710== Package Directory Layout ==