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Re: new snapshot available: sed-4.7.13-3c1e

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: new snapshot available: sed-4.7.13-3c1e
Date: Tue, 7 Jan 2020 21:38:59 -0800

On Mon, Jan 6, 2020 at 10:08 AM Jan Nieuwenhuizen <address@hidden> wrote:
> Jim Meyering writes:
> > It's been a year since the preceding release, so this feels overdue.
> > Please give it a whirl and let us know how it goes.
> >
> > sed snapshot:
> >      1.3 MB
> >
> >
> Builds fine on GNU Guix master.  Log attached.

Thanks for testing/reporting.

> Would you be willing to also provide a GZIP compressed version of future
> sed releases too?
> Since since sed-4.3, only XZ tarballs were provided.  This is not a
> problem but still unfortunate; it makes sed-4.2 (2009) currently the
> latest version that we can use in our ongoing efforts to create a full
> source bootstrap of the GNU (Guix) System.
> For some background see this blog post
>, the
> next reduction will remove programs like sed from the bootstrap seed.
> XZ can only be built after we have a fairly recent GCC and glibc.

Done via the attached.

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