Packaging patchutils

Max Bowsher
Thu Jan 8 21:59:00 GMT 2004

Frédéric L. W. Meunier wrote:
> Max Bowsher wrote on Sat, 29 Nov 2003 21:02:29 -0000:
>> I just ran "make check" on the patchutils package I was
>> preparing:
>> 33 of 112 tests failed
>> So, I went back and ran "make check" on the current Cygwin
>> patchutils package:
>> 32 of 109 tests failed
>> The failures were a selection of SIGABRTs, core dumps, and
>> errors.
>> Should I package a simple update to the latest upstream
>> version, with these problems, now, or should I work on fixing
>> them first?
> It seems nobody replied to Max's question. Any news ?

Actually, someone (Larry Hall) did, recommending the 1st option, which I
agree with.

But I've been intending to "just" fix some of the problems first, and never
got around to an actual release. I should probably do that now, and tackle
the problems after.


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