Re: Comparison with GNU 0.2
Marcus Brinkmann <Marcus.Brinkmann@ruhr-uni-bochum.de> writes:
> doschk not 1.1 [[ What's that??? ]]
It's a dumb little GNU program that makes sure filenames fit 8.3
rules, and other such noisome restrictions.
> from (special source) [[ Is this the one in bsdmainutils??? ]]
I don't think so. It's a never-released GNU program; the source is
/gd/gnu/from at GNU Central. It has several nice features, and should
find its way into some GNU distribution eventually.
> gdb NEEDED 4.17 (gdb-gnu-5 special!)
> [[ which special source?? ]]
GNU 0.2 was released before the Mach and Hurd patches to gdb had been
fully merged. As of 4.17, they are supposed to be fully merged.
> sendmail NEEDED 8.8.5 sendmail [ with special! patch ]
> [[ WHAT IS THIS SPECIAL PATCH? -MB ]]
Perhaps these should be synced with Eric Allman.
> termutils not 2.0 [[ What does it contain? ]]
It's a standard GNU distribution, containing tput and tabs.