source for tree command?

Thorsten Kampe thorsten@thorstenkampe.de
Mon Dec 22 13:16:00 GMT 2008


* Phil Betts (Mon, 22 Dec 2008 12:48:31 -0000)> 
> Steve Lefevre wrote on Sunday, December 14, 2008 11:02 PM::
> 
> > Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
> >> Steve Lefevre wrote:
> >>> Hello -
> >>> I'm desperately looking for a source for the tree command in 
cygwin.
> >>> It isn't listed separately in any of the package sources that I
> >>> looked at. I tried googling and search the cygwin website, but they
> >>> just return results for "source tree" or "filesystem tree" --
> >>> nothing about the tree command. 
> >>> 
> >>> Has in been abandoned from cygwin?
> >> 
> >> I'd suggest you look for the package that the command is in, either
> >> through <cygwin.com/packages> or via 'cygcheck -p tree'.  Neither of
> >> these narrow things down very well for me to point you more directly
> >> so I can only say that I would recommend that you
> >> 'cygcheck -p $(which tree)' to see if that unearths a potential
> >> package for you.  Once you find it, fire up 'setup.exe' and make
> >> sure you 
> >> choose the 'Src?' box for the package.  The result will go in
> >> '/usr/src'. 
> > 
> > Looks like my memory made something up -- Thorsten says it was never
> > included in cygwin. That would make it difficult to find!
> > 
> > I tried looking in the package search on the website, but of course I
> > didn't find it. I thought it was due to ubiquity of the term 'tree',
> > but it looks like it's because it just wasn't there.
>
> On my system:
> 
> $ cygcheck -f $(which tree)
> tree-1.5.0-EL-1

3 1/2 years outdated. Current version is 1.5.2.1

Thorsten


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