[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: libreadline7-7.0.1-1, libreadline-devel-7.0.1-1, bash-4.4.5-1

Yaakov Selkowitz yselkowitz@cygwin.com
Mon Jan 16 10:32:00 GMT 2017

On 2017-01-15 08:30, Steven Penny wrote:
> On Sun, 15 Jan 2017 09:11:23, cyg Simple wrote:
>> It is this expectation that others do the work that you freely use that is the
>> problem.
> I dont think you realize, I am the maintainer of the Cygwin package manager:
> http://github.com/svnpenn/sage

Whatever that is, it is NOT *the* Cygwin package manager.

> to which I have put hundreds of hours of work into, free of charge. In addition
> I donate over a 1,000 commits a year to open source:
> And have helped millions of people on Stack Overflow:

None of which is relevant to the point that...

> So please, dont tell me that I am not willing to do open source work. Yes, I do
> expect Eric to fix this.

This still does not give you the right to make demands.  Remember that.

> readline is a critial Cygwin package and he let a
> pretty glaring error get though. It is scary to think what testing he even did
> before releasing it. The least he could do is roll it back until the problem has
> been fixed by himself or upstream.

Eric has been around for a long time and has earned the respect of this 
community.  He knows what his responsibilities are and will surely 
address them as always.


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