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Re: [ITP] util-linux
- From: "Tacvek" <unknown_kev_cat at hotmail dot com>
- To: <cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 1 Mar 2006 16:23:42 -0500
- Subject: Re: [ITP] util-linux
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"Charles Wilson" <cygwin-+YAd1uT2djL3uN+rDzSBzrXvWnFrzL6o@public.gmane.org>
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Question: do ALL of the utilities listed above actually *work*, or merely
compile? If some are the latter, I think each should be removed from your
proposed package until they do.
I have not tested his package, but the following are some comments:
I think cytune would be unable to work (based on its manpage description).
chkdupexe seem likely to be confused by the bin dir symlink.
Debian hexdump comes from bsdmainutils. What is nice is the companion util
I'm unsure how bsdmainutil hexsump differs from util-linux hexdump.
Unsure how 'cal' of util-linux compares with 'cal' and 'ncal' of bsdmanutils
Other util-linux utils on Debian also come from bsdmainutils, and may differ
from the equivlently named tools in util-linux.
Debian lacks tailf, and isosize (or has them hidden in some package I don't