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From: Brian Inglis <>
Subject: Re: [ITCoM] coreutils
Date: Wed, 4 May 2022 08:11:00 -0600	[thread overview]
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On Wed May 4 11:25:44 GMT 2022, Jon Turney wrote:
> On 2022-05-04 01:49, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> On May  2 23:15, Brian Inglis wrote:
>>> Eric Blake no longer seems to have free time available for Cygwin
>>> package upgrades, so I would like to offer to co-maintain
>>> coreutils and provide upgrades as they are now five years old.

> Done. Thanks.

>>> I would like to provide an upgrade to the final version 8 release
>>> 8.32, initially as a TEST release, before working on the latest
>>> release 9.1.
>>> Package sources and archives are available online at:
>>> and builds in playground from:

> Since it didn't already exist, I've created 
> git:// using a new tool
> I've been working on ('ctm2git') which synthesizes a git history of
> the packaging for a package from the source package history in the
> CTM.
> If that's not wanted, please let me know and I'll remove it.

That's really nice, thanks, I'll drop my two version playground.

>>> The jobs appear to fail because some checks fail and return 
>>> non-zero status.
>>> Comparing checks between current and proposed releases and across
>>> x86/_64/CI jobs, there appear to be fewer failures despite more
>>> tests.
>>> All feedback is encouraged and gratefully received.

>> Thanks for picking up coreutils, which is not only by name a core
>> package.
>> I think this is at least worthy of a pink hippo ;)

Thanks, hopefully I can be worthy of *IT*!

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

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Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2022-05-03  5:15 Brian Inglis
2022-05-04  7:49 ` Corinna Vinschen
2022-05-04 11:25   ` Jon Turney
2022-05-04 14:11   ` Brian Inglis [this message]

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