[RFP] misc from cygutils

Robert Collins robert.collins@itdomain.com.au
Fri Nov 16 01:36:00 GMT 2001

----- Original Message -----
From: "Charles Wilson" <cwilson@ece.gatech.edu>
> So, three questions:
> 1) can I add misc to the official dist?

IMO, yes.

> 2) can anybody come up with a better name?  This package is intended
> be a grab-bag of simple utilities (each executable requires only a
> single source code file of moderate length).

Uhmm, not really :[. I don't think it's worth the effort to split the
tools out, and they dont' fit neatly into any one category...

BTW, it seems to me that dump == od, and [put|get]clip are somewhat

> 3) Did I make the right decision w.r.t. the IPC tools?  Eventually
> have real, built-in IPC and those tools can then be distributed
> requiring cygipc...

IMO, yes. I'm sure there will be bug reports, but hey :}.


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