Up for new maintainer - base-files and base-passwd

Shaddy Baddah lithium-cygwin@shaddybaddah.name
Tue Sep 14 13:39:00 GMT 2010


On 09/14/2010 09:36 PM, Jon TURNEY wrote:
> On 14/09/2010 10:30, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> On Sep 14 11:07, David Sastre wrote:
>>> On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 10:54:05AM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>>> On Sep 13 10:33, John Morrison wrote:
>>>>> It is with regrets that I give up the maintainership of the cygwin
>>>>> base-files and base-passwd packages.
>>>> Anybody willing to take over a few bash scripts?
>>> I'd like to do that. Is there a detailed list of things to correct 
>>> in the
>> Cool, thank you!
>>> base-files package? Or should I look for that info in the archives?
>> This is only spreaded throughout the cygwin and cygwin-apps ML archives.
>> There was also a recent discussion on cygwin-developers, see
>> http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-developers/2010-09/msg00007.html
> There's also the issue I reported in [1] where interactive shells 
> which have a non-interactive shell in their ancestry don't get PS1 set 
> correctly.
> (This affects the shell started by xterm when started from the X tray 
> menu when X is started from the start menu short cut, and can also be 
> demonstrated with 'bash -c bash')

I'd also appreciate the patch to fix case sensitive handling from
http://sourceware.org/ml/cygwin/2010-04/msg00521.html being PTC.

Thanks in advance,

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