[ANNOUNCEMENT] New package: coreutils-5.2.1-2

Reini Urban rurban@x-ray.at
Tue Dec 21 11:55:00 GMT 2004

Corinna Vinschen schrieb:
> I have uploaded coreutils-5.2.1-2.
> This package superseeds the packages fileutils, sh-utils and textutils.
> The files from these packages should get uninstalled automatically when
> you start setup the next time and coreutils should be installed instead.
> This Cygwin release differs from the vanilla sources in the following ways:
> - kill(1) isn't installed so not to overwrite kill(1) from the Cygwin
>   base package.  Same for the man page kill.1.

good idea.

> - su(1) is a non-functional shell script which points you to substitutes.
> - cp(1), install(1), ln(1) and mv(1) contain patches to deal with .exe
>   suffixes more or less transparently.
> =========================================================================
> Important note:
> I'm releasing this package only because nobody else did so far and this
> already took too long.  I'm not at all interested to stay coreutils
> maintainer for a long time.  Along the same line, I'm not going to discuss
> the way I packed this package.  If anybody dislikes the way this package
> is packed, consider to take over maintainership.
> If anybody wants to take over maintainership, (s)he's more than welcome.

Thanks anyway.
Reini Urban

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