[ITCM] bison dash grep gzip m4 readline sed
Wed Aug 11 20:21:23 GMT 2021
On 10.08.2021 07:47, Brian Inglis wrote:
> Hi folks,
> Once again been looking over commonly used outdated packages I use
> frequently which need upgraded and picked another few of Eric Blake's I
> would like to request to co-maintain and upgrade as they are a few years
> Attn: Eric Blake - advice, comments, concurrence or objections to my
> co-maintaining the packages for bison dash grep gzip m4 readline sed?
added Eric in CC
> I am as usual dogfooding these, including rerunning the builds and
> checks after local installs on both arches, but would appreciate any
> advice about whether any or all of these should be test releases (e.g.
> readline) before upgrading stable releases (given some recent issues I
> caused) or other comments or suggestions.
> These builds have all been tested in the git-cygwin-package playground
> repo; see:
> commit links show the package and log links show the results.
> [I am working up to looking at dealing with bash and/or coreutils: any
> suggestions for less significant packages to tackle for more experience
> upgrading packages needing Cygwin tweaks would be welcome! ;^>]
I assume the previous answer from Eric is also valid here
so I added Brian as co-maintainer
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