RFU dos2unix 6.0.2-1
Tue Sep 11 07:49:00 GMT 2012
Warren Young schreef op 2012-09-11 03:12:
> On 9/7/2012 5:07 PM, Erwin Waterlander wrote:
>> Warren Young schreef, Op 8-9-2012 0:00:
>>> On 9/7/2012 2:14 PM, Erwin Waterlander wrote:
>>>> For Cygwin the commands 'd2u' and 'u2d' have been added.
>>> ?? $ which d2u /usr/bin/d2u $ cygcheck -f /usr/bin/d2u
>>> dos2unix-6.0.1-1 So what does this change do again?
>> Before May 2011 dos2unix for Cygwin came from the Cygutils package.
>> Cygutils also provided the commands d2u and u2d. For convenience
>> package also provides the commands d2u and u2d for those people who
>> used to these commands. On Linux this dos2unix package does not
>> these commands. Does this answer your question?
> Not exactly, no, but I think I see the confusion: the part I quoted
> above is part of your standard boilerplate for a release
> not part of the list of changes in this new release. Correct?
> In other words, I got the impression from your RFU message that d2u
> u2d were new commands in this latest release.
I only mention this because it is a difference with distributions for
Linux. Cygwin aims to be Linux-like. So next time I will leave out this
information and I hope the d2u/u2d commands will be forgotten. I think
it would even be better if d2u and u2d where not part of the package.
People can always create personal aliases if they insist on having these
shorthand commands. I recommend to not use d2u/u2d in scripts.
More information about the Cygwin-apps