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From: Danilo Turina <>
To: Talk Amongst Yourselves <>
Subject: Re: Please include 'file' in the base category.
Date: Wed, 23 Nov 2011 08:03:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

On 22/11/2011 19.41, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Nov 22 15:11, Peter Rosin wrote:
>> Hi!
>> I'm following up on an issue discussed on the Libtool list [1]. Basically,
>> Libtool requires 'file' to be installed and breaks if it is not, and
>> correctly so since 'file' is part of the POSIX base since issue 7 [2, at
>> the bottom].
>> The fact that the Libtool package in Cygwin requires 'file' is not enough
>> as a casual user building some libtoolized package unexpectedly has to make
>> sure 'file' is installed.
>> So, please add 'file' to the Cygwin 'base' category, moving us one small
>> step closer to the POSIX heaven.
> Heaven is (almost) here.

>    The file package is in Base now.
> Corinna

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2011-11-23  2:46   ` Warren Young
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