R: Why did "cal" disappear in disrto??

Marco Atzeri marco_atzeri@yahoo.it
Sun Aug 1 20:57:00 GMT 2010

--- Dom 1/8/10, Paul McFerrin  ha scritto:

> Could I get some from authority to
> address this issue?
> I noticed that when download the latest Cygwin distro the
> other day into a new PC, the "cal" package was nolonger
> included in any packages.  However during the entire
> Beta test of Cygwin, it was there.  Why was there a
> package removal a f t e r  beta testing.  It
> appears to be a disconnect for me.  It would appears to
> me that for a new release to be made that a freeze date be
> observed in which major changes (command removal) would not
> be introduced.  Only fixes, omissions, and upgrades
> would be allowed.

Beta test ?? I presume you are speaking about 
cygwin-1.7.0 release, as the last b20 is a bit 
ancient around 1998.

> Maybe I'm being to paranoid about this.  But it would
> sound logical that a freeze date would mean this.  Does
> it??
> It appears that another command also disappeared but after
> a 14-week stay in a nursing I'm clueless as to what it was.

you need to install the util-linux package.


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