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Re: findutils-4.3.9 on cygwin

From: James Youngman
Subject: Re: findutils-4.3.9 on cygwin
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2007 10:29:43 +0000

On Nov 13, 2007 3:32 AM, Eric Blake <address@hidden> wrote:
> This sounds like a symptom of not using a new enough gnulib version; yet
> my recollection was that I fixed it in gnulib on Sep 24:
> http://git.sv.gnu.org/gitweb/?p=gnulib.git;a=commitdiff;h=99af658
> whereas findutils 4.3.9 claims to use gnulib from Nov 11.
> Oh - perhaps I see the problem.  I'm guessing that James mistakenly used
> the old stale CVS gnulib repository, which went read-only on Sep 20:
> http://git.sv.gnu.org/gitweb/?p=gnulib.git;a=tag;h=e53ea8

Confirmed.   Gah!   I think we should issue findutils-4.3.10 quite
promptly to resolve this dumb mistake.

> rather than a fresh git checkout (or even a gnulib-pserver CVS checkout).

For 4.3.10 I will use a git-pserver CVS checkout for 4.3.10 to avoid
changing import-gnulib.sh too much for now, but let's migrate to using
git natively for later releases.


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