Thu Aug 28 20:23:00 GMT 2003
Version 0.0.4-2 of wtf (still compiled against Cygwin 1.3.22 for now) is
available and should be coming soon to a mirror near you. See below for a
list of changes.
wtf(6) is a utility provided by some UNIX and UNIX-like systems including
Slackware Linux and NetBSD. It translates acronyms and filename suffixes
by looking up the definition of a term in various databases.
I've added the OLOCA (<http://cygwin.com/acronyms/>) to the database
directory, so the acronyms from the Cygwin lists will be found (yes, you
can now really ask "wtf is cgf" ;-) ). There's a perl script in the
source package to update the OLOCA database from the web version of the
OLOCA for those who can't wait for regular package updates (also requires
wget). See the README file for details.
Changes since 0.0.4-1:
- Fixed manpage to eliminate nroff warnings
Changes since 0.0.3-1:
- New "os" and "companies" databases
- New "wtfdump" utility to print the contents of databases
- Use $WTFPATH (if defined) to find databases
- New command line "-a" flag that returns all matches
- Synced the OLOCA database to the web version
To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on the
http://cygwin.com/ web page. This downloads setup.exe to your system.
Once you've downloaded setup.exe, run it and select "Publishing" or
"Graphics" and then click on the appropriate field until the above
announced version number appears if it is not displayed already.
If you have questions or comments, please send them to the Cygwin mailing
list at: cygwin at cygwin dot com . I would appreciate it 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.
If you want to make a point or ask a question, the Cygwin mailing list is
the appropriate place.
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