Following recent discussions and to reduce the maintenance burden, I'm
planning to start merging native and mingw packages. Initially, I'll be
looking at these packages where I maintain both variants:
I'm performing test builds here . Once I've got them all building
there, if there are no objections, I plan to push to F37 and retire all
the corresponding mingw repos.
On 03.05.22 17:16, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:
> On Tue, May 03, 2022 at 04:46:34PM +0200, Sandro Mani wrote:
>>>> Any comments/objections?
>>>> That seems to make sense to me, is there a reason why it wasn't before?
>> As far as I see mingw-filesystem provided the standard DLLs since
>> the beginning of the package, perhaps @rjones can recall if there
>> was a reason?
> The reason for having the standard provides at all, or the reason they
> are in mingw-filesystem? The reason for having them at all is just
> for uniformity. You can "BuildRequires: mingw(wsock32.dll)" and not
> care whether that comes from Windows/Wine or from Fedora.
> The reason they are in mingw-filesystem and not in mingw-crt is likely
> just because we put them there without thinking about it too much.
> (Or "filesystem" is the system environment).
> Anyway moving them seem sensible, I have no objections.
Ok thanks, I'll proceed then.