AW: line.exe is missing

Cliff Hones
Sun Jul 22 14:03:00 GMT 2012

On 22/07/2012 14:33, Paul Maier wrote:
> I found out, that line.exe is in the package util-linux-2.17.2-1.
> (
> But I automatically got the newer version util-linux-2.21-1 from the mirror, where line.exe is _not_ included:
> Ok, I will downgrade to util-linux-2.17.2-1 to get line.exe.
> May I ask you to have a look at this to save line.exe for future releases?

The line utility has been deprecated for a while, and now appears
to have been removed from the util-linux package - you should switch
to using the head utility instead.  Note this is not Cygwin-specific!

-- Cliff

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