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Re: Dowload area shows still 4.4.2

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: Dowload area shows still 4.4.2
Date: Fri, 09 Dec 2011 08:21:43 -0700
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On 12/08/2011 07:04 AM, Voelker, Bernhard wrote:
> Andreas Metzler wrote:
>> 4.4.2 is still the latest stable release. Development versions (4.5.x)
>> are available on http://alpha.gnu.org/pub/gnu/findutils/.
> Thank you. Then it's okay.
> But ... "alpha"?
> Cygwin is at 4.5.9.

Yes, that is an intentional choice of the cygwin distro to ship an
alpha-quality product.  Distros are free to pick stability or bleeding
edge, according to what they are willing to support, and according to
whether bleeding edge fixes issues that the distro packager (aka me for
cygwin) is not willing to cherry-pick back into stable.

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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