[ITCM] bison dash grep gzip m4 readline sed

Marco Atzeri marco.atzeri@gmail.com
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 Once again been looking over commonly used outdated packages I use 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 
> old.
> 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:
>      https://cygwin.com/cgi-bin2/jobs.cgi?id=3148..3151,3154-3156
> 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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