ITP dos2unix 5.3-1

Charles Wilson
Thu Apr 28 13:05:00 GMT 2011

On 4/28/2011 3:42 AM, Erwin Waterlander wrote:
> I propose package 'dos2unix' for cygwin. Dos2unix is part of Fedora,
> Suse, Debian, Ubuntu, Gentoo, Slackware, and Arch Linux. The homepage is

Packaging GTG.  Since dos2unix is found on other OS's, Erwin doesn't
need votes.  However, the package conflicts with cygutils -- but I agree
with moving these tools to their own package.

So, there are three things to do:

	1) update cygutils to NOT ship dos2unix/d2u/unix2dos/u2d
	   any longer.
	2) evaluate the existing setup.hints that require: cygutils,
	   and determine if any of them do so solely because they need
	   d2u/u2d -- and if so, notify their owners they need to add
	   the new dos2unix package to their requires.
	3) Upload cygutils-$NEXT and dos2unix simultaneously.

I can handle #3, and will do so as soon as I finish #1 and #2.

> category: Utils
> requires: libintl8 libiconv2 libgcc1
> sdesc: "Line Ending Conversion"
> ldesc: "The dos2unix package provides conversion utilities to manipulate
> the line endings of text files. These tools can convert between Unix,
> DOS/Windows, and (pre OS-X) Mac, as well as perform certain other
> character set manipulations."


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