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Re: [ITP] util-linux
On Mar 21 00:25, Charles Wilson wrote:
> (2) Q: maybe cygutils' setup.hint file should require: util-linux
> PRO: that way, people won't suddenly see their favorite little
> utility disappear
> CON: util-linux requires e2fsprogs and libpcre0. Since cygutils
> is required by some packages in the Base category, this
> would effectively pull util-linux, e2fsprogs, and libpcre0
> into Base. Not sure that's a good idea, just so somebody
> can keep their 'ddate' working.
Sounds like a rather bad idea to me. I could barely live with libpcre0
(which tool in util-linux actually *needs* perl regexp and can't be build
using standard regexp?) but I e2fsprogs should definitely not become a
requirement for a Cygwin base installation.
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