Re: New packages and cross-config.gnu
Roland McGrath <email@example.com> writes:
> I will rename the Hurd
> program to `syncfs' or something like that (the new argument parsing I
> added lets you sync particular filesystems rather than everything, and
> control the flags in the Hurd RPC).
I think that's a mistake. With su, we should have a new name for the
weird Hurd version, because it is not backward compatible. But the
Hurd sync is fully backward compatible, and there's no reason to have
it under a new name.
Either we should arrange to have the Debian sh-utils package not
install sync on the Hurd, or (better) we should submit the Hurd
features to the sh-utils maintainer and merge it.