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<profile project="MinGW" application="mingw-get">
Written by Keith Marshall <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Copyright (C) 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, MinGW.org Project
Master configuration profile for mingw-get.
This file is user modifiable, to accommodate local customisation
of mingw-get's behaviour. To avoid overwriting the user's local
customisations, when upgrading the mingw-get installation, this
file is distributed with the alternative name "defaults.xml"; a
locally customised version should always be renamed, so that it
may be identified as the preferentially loaded "profile.xml".
This is free software. Permission is granted to copy, modify and
redistribute this software, under the provisions of the GNU General
Public License, Version 3, (or, at your option, any later version),
as published by the Free Software Foundation; see the file COPYING
for licensing details.
Note, in particular, that this software is provided "as is", in the
hope that it may prove useful, but WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND; not
even an implied WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, nor of FITNESS FOR ANY
PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Under no circumstances will the author, or the
MinGW Project, accept liability for any damages, however caused,
arising from the use of this software.
"preferences" specifications provide a mechanism for defining
user specified default attributes for command line options such
as the "desktop" and "start-menu" short-cut creation controls.
Each of these options is disabled by default. By uncommenting
any one of the following declarations, for each option, you may
change that default. Note that you may still override settings
you establish here, by also specifying the option on the command
line as before; you may also disable an option enabled here, by
assigning an attribute value of "none" on the command line.
<!--option name="desktop" /-->
<!--option name="desktop" value="all-users" /-->
<!--option name="start-menu" /-->
<!--option name="start-menu" value="all-users" /-->
The preceding "preferences" section applies exclusively to the
CLI client, (where command line options may be used); here, we
specify defaults for the GUI client, (which provides no support
for command line options), such that shortcuts will be created
on the desktop, and in the start menu, for the current user.
Note that matching of the "client" attribute will be performed
case-insensitively, against a keyword defined by the respective
client; any "preferences" section with no "client" assignment
will be matched for ALL clients.
<option name="desktop" />
<option name="start-menu" />
The "repository" specification identifies the URI where package
list catalogues may be downloaded; each catalogue download URI is
identified by substituting the catalogue name for the "%F" field
in the uri specification.
You may specify a particular collection of package lists to load
here, (selecting from the available catalogue-name.xml.lzma files
hosted on the repository server). If you do this, then ONLY those
package lists which you explicitly specify will be loaded. If you
specify no package list here, then the repository's standard list
of packages, as identified in the master "package-list.xml.lzma"
file will be automatically selected; this is the recommended
Note however, that if the repository offers optional package list
selections, in addition to the the master list, and you wish any of
these to be loaded, then you MUST explicitly specify them here. If
you exercise this option, then the automatic loading of the master
list will be inhibited, UNLESS you also explicitly include it in
your selection, by adding the explicit reference:-
<package-list catalogue="package-list" />
Additional package lists, which you wish to specify, are then
identified by the addition of as many further references of the
<package-list catalogue="catalogue-name" />
as may be required; (note that the "catalogue" attribute name
MUST be specified thus, with the GB English spelling).
The system map specifies the installation paths for each managed
subsystem. Multiple system maps are supported, provided each is
given a unique "id" attribute; each specifies an "installation",
comprising a collection of subsystems, each of which in turn is
associated with a specific "sysroot path".
Each individual "sysroot path" defines one installation of one
specific subsystem; parallel installations may be supported by
assigning distinct paths to two or more sysroot specifications
for the same subsystem; each such sysroot specification must
then be assigned to a distinct system-map.
Any single sysroot definition may be shared by any number of
system-maps, simply by duplicating that definition within each;
however, each system-map may contain only one sysroot definition
for each individual subsystem.
Only one system map may be active at any time. Unless otherwise
specified by user selection, the first encountered is accepted as
default, irrespective of its actual "id" attribute value.
<sysroot subsystem="mingw32" path="%R" />
<sysroot subsystem="MSYS" path="%R/msys/1.0" />
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