Status on coreutils?

Corinna Vinschen
Fri Apr 2 07:36:00 GMT 2004

On Apr  1 15:18, Mark Blackburn wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On Apr  1 10:39, Ronald Landheer-Cieslak wrote:
> >
> >>Hash: SHA1
> >>
> >>Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> >>| The latest on coreutils is that it's still not ready to go mainstream
> >>| (<>).
> >>What is the current status on this? I still have it in my ITP queue and
> >>my Bugzilla is starting to whine about it, but if there's another ITP
> >>that is ready to go mainstream, I'll be happy to kick it out of my queue
> >>and be done with it ;)
> >>
> >>If there's no progress, I'll use the little time I have a Windows
> >>computer next to me on my desk to work on coreutils rather than example
> >>programs for Cygwin-docs (should have a Windows box this afternoon).
> >
> >
> >Ask Mark what's the problem.  He was already as far as removing
> >su, kill and uptime from the binary package but then...
> >
> >
> >Corinna
> >
> I was trying to get make check to finish completely but it looks like it 
> will take more time than it's worth. One problem it has is with the present 
> version of cygwin (1.5.9) recursive commands don't work (ie chgrp -R). That 

Huh?  What should be the reason for this?  The recursive commands from
fileutils are runnning fine under 1.5.9.  And I have a local build of
coreutils which also doesn't have problems under 1.5.9.


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