[ITCM] bison dash grep gzip m4 readline sed

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis@SystematicSw.ab.ca
Fri Aug 13 03:26:24 GMT 2021

On 2021-08-12 10:13, Brian Inglis wrote:
> 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 Once again been looking over commonly used outdated packages I use 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.

Builds 3157-3163 https://cygwin.com/cgi-bin2/jobs.cgi

3160 gzip scallywag #146 shown as still pending but job status Success 
and each arch completed.

>> 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?

Looking at releasing updated:
bison m4 sed as current;
dash grep gzip readline as test,
this weekend.
Alternative suggestions welcome.

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

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