[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: dash 0.5.12-2

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Thu Feb 16 09:53:47 GMT 2023

Hi Brian,

On Feb 15 15:31, Brian Inglis via Cygwin wrote:
> On 2023-02-15 07:05, Corinna Vinschen via Cygwin wrote:
> > On Feb 15 14:52, Corinna Vinschen via Cygwin wrote:
> > > The currently building cygwin test release 3.5.0-0.174.gd6d4436145b8
> > > contains the new code.  Would you mind to build a dash for testing so we
> > > can see if and how it works?
> > You don't have to build a new dash.  Just downgrading to
> > dash-0.5.12-1 will suffice, of course.  D'oh.
> > So, as a first test, here's the result of Andrey's expression
> > with dash-0.5.12-1:
> >    $ dash -c '_x="   x"; echo "${_x#${_x%%[![:space:]]*}}"'
> >    x
> Good and quick work!
> I was still looking thru my last Cygwin build for the Unicode tables, that I
> remember being rebuilt some time ago, and to find what used them, and
> whether they were updated to Unicode 15.
> I'll install the test Cygwin and old dash, then prep and check a new/old
> dash release 3 in test, for release with untest when the Cygwin changes are
> released, rather than play with replacing versions and going back and forth.

That *may* be a bit early... The patches are not bugfixes, but
implementing new features.  As such, you won't find them in a 3.4 bugfix
release.  They will hit the light with the first 3.5.0 release only,
probably end of 2023.


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