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From: Jon Turney <>
To: Federico Kircheis <>,
	"" <>
Subject: Re: [ITP] dumpasn1
Date: Sun, 15 May 2022 16:18:11 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 14/05/2022 15:58, Federico Kircheis wrote:
> On 14 May 2022 13:24:08 UTC, Jon Turney <> wrote:
>> On 11/05/2022 20:20, Federico Kircheis wrote:
>>> Hello to everyone,
>>> I'm interested in becoming a package maintainer for the program dumpasn1.
>>> (see and
>>> It would be a new package for the cygwin distribution, but it is already
>>> distributed on different systems, like Arch, Debian, Fedora, openSUSE,
>>> Gentoo and many others
>>> .hint and .cygport files are attached
>>> As the name implies, it is a program for dumping data encoded using the ASN.1 encoding rules
>> Thanks. I added this to your authorized packages.
>> A few small comments on the cygport
>>> SRC_URI="${VERSION}.orig.tar.gz"
>> I'm not sure that '' isn't the correct SRC_URI.
>> The debian packaging contains a manpage, which it might be useful to incorporate.
>>> PKG_NAMES="dumpasn1"
>> None of these are necessary, I think.
> I've used the debian package ad it is a package that contains everything for creating the cygwin package (source+config), and provides a versioned source.
> The URL you suggested is only the source file, and to be honest I do not know how to write the corresponding cygport file.
> It also does not seem to be versioned.
> Thus I would prefer to use the Debian source if it is not an issue.

Fair enough.

      reply	other threads:[~2022-05-15 15:18 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-05-11 19:20 Federico Kircheis
2022-05-14 13:24 ` Jon Turney
2022-05-14 14:58   ` Federico Kircheis
2022-05-15 15:18     ` Jon Turney [this message]

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