New on sourceware: units-1.77-1

Morrison, John John.Morrison@uk.experian.com
Fri May 11 18:05:00 GMT 2001


I've uploaded units-1.77-1 to the Cygwin net distribution.

The 'units' program converts quantities expressed in various
scales to their  equivalents	 in  other  scales.  The 'units'
program can handle multiplicative scale changes as well as
nonlinear conversions such as Fahrenheit to Celsius.

For example:

units -v 16.5kg oz
      16.5kg = 582.02037 oz
      16.5kg = (1 / 0.0017181529) oz

units -v 15.432miles kilometers
      15.432miles = 24.835397 kilometers
      15.432miles = (1 / 0.040265111) kilometers

To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on
the http://sources.redhat.com/cygwin web page.  This downloads setup.exe
to your system.  The, run setup and answer all of the questions.

Note that we do not allow downloads from sources.redhat.com (aka
cygwin.com) due to bandwidth limitations.  This means that you will need
to find a mirror which has this update.

In the US, ftp://mirrors.rcn.net/mirrors/sources.redhat.com/cygwin/ is a
reliable high bandwidth connection.

In Germany,
ftp://ftp.uni-erlangen.de/pub/pc/gnuwin32/cygwin/mirrors/cygnus/ is
usually pretty good.

In the UK,
http://programming.ccp14.ac.uk/ftp-mirror/programming/cygwin/pub/cygwin/
is usually up-to-date within 48 hours.

If one of the above doesn't have the latest version of this package then
you can either wait for the site to be updated or find another mirror.

If you have questions or comments, please send them to the Cygwin
mailing list at:  cygwin@sources.redhat.com .  I would appreciate
if you would use this mailing list rather than emailing me directly.
This includes ideas and comments about the setup utility or Cygwin
in general.

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the appropriate place.

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