POSIX 2008 available

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Wed Dec 10 09:33:00 GMT 2008

On Dec  9 21:58, Eric Blake wrote:
> For those who would like help modernize cygwin to the latest POSIX standard, 
> POSIX 2008 is now freely available at:
> http://www.opengroup.org/bookstore/catalog/c082.htm

Thanks for letting us know.

> which, once you accept a cookie, redirects to:
> http://www.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/toc.htm
> For an example of the differences, 'touch -d date' is now standardized (it 
> wasn't in POSIX 2001), although with a format that GNU coreutils still does not 
> parse, so I've got some work ahead of me before the next coreutils release:
> http://www.opengroup.org/onlinepubs/9699919799/utilities/touch.html
> (hmm, did you notice how the POSIX folks borrowed my username in the examples 
> section?)

So you're famous now!  Congratulation!

Do you know, by any chance, how I can get the Mozilla search feature to
work with SUSv4?

For some reason, all my usual methods used with the SUSv3 docs don't
work with SUSv4.


asks for username and password instead.


asks for username and password after pressing the search button.

Are this interfaces just not opened to the public yet, or will these
stay closed?  That would be a real pity.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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