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Re: Bash source repository

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Bash source repository
Date: Wed, 01 Jun 2011 17:25:53 -0400
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On 5/29/11 10:18 PM, Bradley M. Kuhn wrote:

> I did some research this weekend and collected all the old versions of Bash
> I could find.  I've carefully organized all this into a repository,
> making the commits as find-grained as possible given what's available in
> the permanent public record.  My work is available at:
>                      https://gitorious.org/bash/bash
> I humbly suggest that http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/bash.git be
> replaced with this repository above that I've created.  The new
> repository contains everything that the current Savannah one does, but I
> put much more effort into making commits fine-grained, rather than
> merely importing the public releases blindly.  (For example, I did 'git
> mv' where it was obvious a move occurred, so that changes in file
> movements were properly tracked historically).
> I'm also willing to maintain the git repository going forward,
> both on savannah and gitorious.  Would folks like me to do this?

I think this is a great idea.  I've already contacted Bradley and
encouraged him to go ahead.  I'd like to thank him publicly for his

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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