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Re: [ANN] rcs-5.7 package available

On Tue, Jan 22, 2002 at 12:11:50PM +0100, Stipe Tolj wrote:
> Ok, this one is quite missing in my eyes and it was almost OOTB.
> Check it out at the (now new) usual location:
> setup.hint:
> sdesc: "The Revision Control System (RCS)"
> ldesc: "The Revision Control System (RCS) manages multiple 
> revisions of files. RCS automates the storing, retrieval, 
> logging, identification, and merging of revisions. RCS is 
> useful for text that is revised frequently, e.g., programs, 
> documentation, graphics, papers, and form letters."
> category: Devel
> requires: cygwin

It looks ok except for two points:

> curr: 5.7

- Get rid of this in the setup.hint file.

- Repack the source archive so that it unpacks into rcs-5.7-1
  instead of rcs-5.7.  Always add the Cygwin subversion to the
  directory name.

As soon as you did that I'll upload that package to


For those concerned about textmode/binmode:  RCS is testing for
O_BINARY in the sources and uses that if necessary.

Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Developer                      
Red Hat, Inc.

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