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[ANNOUNCEMENT] New on sourceware: ed-0.2-1
- From: Christopher Faylor <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 5 Jan 2002 21:59:57 -0500
- Subject: [ANNOUNCEMENT] New on sourceware: ed-0.2-1
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
I've made the GNU version of the classic UNIX line editor 'ed' available
for download. As noted on the cygwin mailing list, it compiled OOTB.
(I haven't added any cygwin-specific documentation to this package
since, AFAIK, none was needed)
For a brief descripton of what this package is and what it contains, see
To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the http://cygwin.com/ web page. This downloads setup.exe to your
system. Then, run setup and answer all of the questions. To select the
'ed' package, click on the 'Editors' category and then click on the
'skip' field next to 'ed' until 0.2-1 is displayed.
Note that we do not allow downloads from sources.redhat.com (aka
cygwin.com) due to bandwidth limitations. This means that you will need
to find a mirror which has this update.
In the US,
is a reliable high bandwidth connection.
usually pretty good.
In the UK,
is usually up-to-date within 48 hours.
If one of the above doesn't have the latest version of this package then
you can either wait for the site to be updated or find another mirror.
If you have questions or comments, please send them to the Cygwin
mailing list at: firstname.lastname@example.org . I would appreciate it if you would
use this mailing list rather than emailing me directly. This includes
ideas and comments about the setup utility or Cygwin in general. Really.
No kidding. Email cygwin stuff to email@example.com.
If you want to make a point or ask a question, the Cygwin mailing list
is the appropriate place.
Did I mention that I'd prefer that all cygwin questions should go to
firstname.lastname@example.org? I can't remember...
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