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RE: List of package owners
- From: "Robert McNulty Junior" <bmj2001 at bellsouth dot net>
- To: "Gareth Pearce" <tilps at hotmail dot com>,<cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Sun, 21 Sep 2003 21:29:03 -0500
- Subject: RE: List of package owners
I only wanted to "play" with it to get it working for me any way.
I'll find something else to contribute.
[mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Gareth Pearce
Sent: Sunday, September 21, 2003 9:11 PM
Subject: RE: List of package owners
> Sure. I'm interested.
> I already downloaded the package from CVS.
Okay - I'll not bother looking any further into things myself for now.
> Gareth wrote:
> > Hmm despite the apparent lack of upstream development on this one - m4
> > pretty rock solid (compared to astyle at least) ... I'll have a deeper
> > to see if I'm willing to offer on this one.
> Well, actually Gary V. Vaughan has been working hard on m4 all summer.
> If you grab CVS
> cvs -d :pserver:email@example.com:/cvsroot/m4 login anonymous
> <hit enter for password>
> cvs -d :pserver:firstname.lastname@example.org:/cvsroot/m4 co m4
> you'll see that the whole thing has been modularized with plugins. I
> sent Gary some patches last week and he incorporated them, but there are
> still a number of issues with building it cleanly on cygwin.
Interesting - my preliminary investigation found a version with modularised
plugins "this close to releasing 1.5" - last updated 3 years ago.
Good to hear there's some development again.