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Re: gdate command
- From: Eric Blake <ebb9 at byu dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com, David Arnstein <arnstein at pobox dot com>
- Date: Tue, 07 Aug 2007 13:15:23 -0600
- Subject: Re: gdate command
- References: <20070807183941.GA17092@panix.com>
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According to David Arnstein on 8/7/2007 12:39 PM:
> Since someone has already provided glib2-devel, is there an easy way to
> compile a valid gdate.exe for cygwin?
Do you mean GNU date, which is a part of GNU coreutils? The name 'gdate'
is often used so that the GNU utilities can be installed alongside vendor
tools, allowing the choice between GNU and non-GNU. But since cygwin does
not provide non-GNU vendor tools, you can just use 'date' instead of
'gdate' - I have no reason to complicate my packaging of coreutils just to
add a 'g' prefix. And since coreutils is a Base package, you already have
Don't work too hard, make some time for fun as well!
Eric Blake firstname.lastname@example.org
volunteer cygwin coreutils maintainer
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