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Re: ITP: up -- small replacement for the uptime program

On Fri, Apr 26, 2002 at 11:47:31PM +0200, Florian Weingarten wrote:

> * Package name          :       up
> * Version               :       0.3
> * Upstream Author       :       Davin Cantrell <davin@burdell.org>
> * URL                   :       ftp://ftp.burdell.org/pub/up/
> * License               :       GNU General Public License
> * Description           :       small replacement for the uptime program
>  "up replaces the uptime program that comes with most Linux distributions.
>  It displays the uptime and not the number of users, current time, or load
>  average. It does not stop calculating uptime at days either, it will figure
>  out your uptime all the way up to decades. For example, an uptime of 56
>  days is shown as 8 weeks."

Wouldn't it be better to enhance the procps uptime program, rather than
providing a different program with just this one small additional feature?

Also, you should register your ITP according to the instructions at

 - mdz

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