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[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: coreutils-6.10-2
- From: Eric Blake <ebb9 at byu dot net>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 13 Nov 2008 22:15:20 -0700
- Subject: [ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: coreutils-6.10-2
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Reply-to: The Cygwin Mailing List <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
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A new release of coreutils, 6.10-2, has been uploaded, replacing 6.10-1 as
current for cygwin 1.5.x, and leaving 6.9-5 as the previous version.
(Users of experimental cygwin 1.7.0 are not impacted by this update).
This is a minor package update built with a newer toolchain, and timed to
match the obsoletion of the mktemp package (now that coreutils provides
mktemp). There should be no changes in functionality from 6.10-1.
See also the upstream documentation in /usr/share/doc/coreutils-6.10/.
GNU coreutils provides a collection of commonly used utilities essential
to a standard POSIX environment. It comprises the former textutils,
sh-utils, and fileutils packages. The following executables are included:
[ arch base64 basename cat chcon chgrp chmod chown chroot cksum comm cp
csplit cut date dd df dir dircolors dirname du echo env expand expr factor
false fmt fold gkill groups head hostid hostname id install join link ln
logname ls md5sum mkdir mkfifo mknod mktemp mv nice nl nohup od paste
pathchk pinky pr printenv printf ptx pwd readlink rm rmdir runcon seq
sha1sum sha224sum sha256sum sha384sum sha512sum shred shuf sleep sort
split stat stty su sum sync tac tail tee test touch tr true tsort tty
uname unexpand uniq unlink users vdir wc who whoami yes
To update your installation, click on the "Install Cygwin now" link on the
http://cygwin.com/ web page. This downloads setup.exe to your system.
Save it and run setup, answer the questions, then look for 'coreutils' in
the 'Base' category (it should already be selected).
Note that downloads from sources.redhat.com (aka cygwin.com) aren't
allowed due to bandwidth limitations. This means that you will need to
find a mirror which has this update, please choose the one nearest to you:
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the appropriate place.
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