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Re: ITP dos2unix 5.2.1-1

On Wed, Mar 16, 2011 at 08:29:51PM +0100, Christian Franke wrote:
>Erwin Waterlander wrote:
>> On 03/16/2011 04:49 PM, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>> This is, again, something that you can't assume.  We don't know how
>>> people use these tools.  So, if we do decide to make the switch, you
>>> will have to be dedicated to being active in responding to problem
>>> reports on the mailing list.  And, if people here think it's a good idea
>>> to move this along, we'll need to get some feedback from the larger
>>> community.
>> I'm fine with that. I made this package, because a cygwin user asked 
>> me. For me it's a small effort to maintain a cygwin package for this. 
>> I am committed to solve problems. If the cygwin community doesn't want 
>> to switch, that's fine too.
>An alternative would be to modify cygutils+dos2unix packages such that 
>the user can select the flavor of dos2unix/unix2dos commands with 
>/usr/sbin/alternatives. If cygutils is the default if installed this 
>should not break anything.

Hey, good idea, assuming that Chuck is amenable.  I'd be happy to just
let the package in given that proviso if so.


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