ITP dos2unix 5.3-1

Christopher Faylor
Thu Apr 28 14:48:00 GMT 2011

On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 09:04:15AM -0400, Charles Wilson wrote:
>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."

You have up upload privileges right so could you make all of the magic
happen here Chuck?


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