Updated: coreutils-5.93-2 [Attn base-files maintainer]

John Morrison john@morrison.mine.nu
Sat Jan 21 17:09:00 GMT 2006

On Sat, January 21, 2006 3:31 pm, Eric Blake wrote:
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> According to John Morrison on 1/21/2006 8:12 AM:
>>>>A new release of coreutils, 5.93-2, is available for use, replacing
>>> base-files now needs to be updated to use these new features in
>>> /etc/defaults/etc/DIR_COLORS.  I suggest using "dircolors -p" as a
>>> starting point.
>> Do you think that this would be better in the bash package?  If not, I'm
>> quite willing to update the file using dircolors -p, but I'll prob not
>> tweak them from whatever comes out...
> I think it would be fair for me to release coreutils-5.93-3 with
> /etc/DIR_COLORS belonging to the coreutils package instead of base-files.

Sorry - wrong package!

> That way, whenever the syntax accepted by dircolors changes in coreutils
> releases, DIR_COLORS would automatically track it without your help.

I don't mind maintaining it, but agree that it would be easier/quicker
than its current location.

> But that means we will need to coordinate the upload, so that the window
> of time between when base-files removes the file and coreutils supplies
> the file is minimized.

Agreed.  I'll probably have a new package prepared by tonight, but to be
on the safe side, how about if, in the [UPLOAD] request we ask that it not
be done until the other package upload request is sent?

>> I'll do a new release of base-files quite soon, Igor has sent me a
>> change too.
>> John.
>> PS, hope it was OK to take this off list.  Reply to the list if it
>> wasn't.
> Because it involves a package release timing coordination, cygwin-apps was
> probably the appropriate list.

Ok.  Replied there.


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