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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: Wed, 8 Jan 2020 12:27:31 -0800

On Wed, Jan 8, 2020 at 10:59 AM Jan Nieuwenhuizen <address@hidden> wrote:
> Jim Meyering writes:
> > 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.
> >>
> >> Builds fine on GNU Guix master.  Log attached.
> >
> > Thanks for testing/reporting.
> You're welcome.  Thinking about this, it only makes sense for essential
> core/bootstrap packages, especcialy GNU packages such as SED to check
> them on Guix before a release.  This was kind of a coincidence and
> personal interest; I am wondering if it would make sense to do this
> more structurally, and add make, awk, coreutils, ... for example.

If you want to test diffutils, gzip and grep prereleases, I won't complain.
Most of us announce prereleases to address@hidden .

> >> Would you be willing to also provide a GZIP compressed version of future
> >> sed releases too?
> >
> > Done via the attached.
> Beautiful, thank you.  By replying with a patch you make me realise that
> I could have helped by writing it for you when making the request.  Oh
> well.  I don't see it in git yet, is that right?

Just pushed.

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