[ITCM] bison dash grep gzip m4 readline sed

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis@SystematicSw.ab.ca
Thu Aug 12 16:13:20 GMT 2021

On 2021-08-12 00:54, Marco Atzeri via Cygwin-apps wrote:
> On 12.08.2021 06:33, Brian Inglis wrote:
>> On 2021-08-11 14:21, Marco Atzeri via Cygwin-apps wrote:
>>> 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 Once again been looking over commonly used outdated packages I use 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

>> BCC?

>>> I assume the previous answer from Eric is also valid here
>>> so I added Brian as co-maintainer

>> Thanks Marco

>> I will push each package's updated .cygport to init each package's 
>> git-cygwin-package repo, on the playground branch, so builds can be 
>> reviewed, and any feedback or suggestions given, as these packages' 
>> functioning are fairly core and some are Base packages required in all 
>> Cygwin installations.

> You can always deploy them as test to receive more feedback from user

I am currently thinking developer oriented packages bison m4 sed could 
be released as updates and pervasive higher impact packages dash grep 
gzip readline as test initially.
Opinions please?

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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