attn gzip and info maintainer

Dave Korn
Tue Apr 24 12:31:00 GMT 2007

On 24 April 2007 13:26, Christopher Faylor wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 23, 2007 at 10:09:54PM -0600, Eric Blake wrote:
>> Upgrading to coreutils-6.9 breaks info, as it tries to invoke gunzip.exe.
>>  This should be fixed in info to just invoke gunzip, since in gzip 1.3.9,
>> gunzip is merely a symlink (and the new coreutils no longer adds implicit
>> and confusing .exe extensions to symlinks).
> Are you saying that info uses coreutils to start gunzip somehow?
> cgf

  Because the other option would be for the gunzip post-install script to
explicitly create an exe-extensioned symlink in addition to the standard
gunzip one, no?

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