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Re: ITP dos2unix 5.2.1-1
- From: Andrew Schulman <schulman dot andrew at epamail dot epa dot gov>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2011 10:13:51 -0400
- Subject: Re: ITP dos2unix 5.2.1-1
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> Moved to main cygwin list for more feedback.
> Background: currently the following utilities
> are all provided by the cygutils package. They are, in fact, all
> hardlinks/copies of the same 'conv.exe' program, developed specifically
> for cygwin.
> We have a proposal to provide the "dos2unix" package instead, and
> removing these utilities from cygutils. For more info, see:
> and following.
Personally I'd rather have the same tool in Cygwin as in Linux, because it
maximizes the portability of my (common) shell startup scripts and aliases.
Changing those one time to eliminate a special case is no problem.
That said, this isn't a tool I have to use much, so my investment in it is
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