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Re: When will bash 2.01 be packaged?

mbaker@iee.org (Mark Baker) writes:

> > Guy Maor is the current maintainer of the "bash" package. However,
> > he told us that he is offline for about 4 weeks. So I think
> > someone else should grab it and upload a non-maintainer (interim)
> > release.
> Is that necessary just to work round a (long standing) bug in
> another program?

I don't care in the least about netrape, but one good reason for doing
a non-maintainer release of bash would be to build it against glibc.
I'm sure I'm not the only one who needs a libc6-based libreadline for
some of my packages.

Also, I'd imagine there were other bugs fixed in 2.01.


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