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Re: where can i download the oldversion coreutils?

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: where can i download the oldversion coreutils?
Date: Fri, 06 Apr 2007 04:46:44 +0200

Eric Blake <address@hidden> wrote:
> And for history before that, look at fileutils, sh-utils, and textutils.
> Or use git's magic ability to create a snapshot of any stage of the code
> development from years past.  For example, to grab textutils 1.8b, go to
> http://git.sv.gnu.org/gitweb/?p=coreutils.git;a=commit;h=6e1a4cca6862fa1fb40b4c38b73fa30ebb61344b
> and click the snapshot link
> (http://git.sv.gnu.org/gitweb/?p=coreutils.git;a=snapshot;h=6e1a4cca6862fa1fb40b4c38b73fa30ebb61344b),
> representing a release on 17 Oct 1993.

Be careful about relying on tags from too far back.

The tags *are* accurate for files in src/*, but not
necessarily for those in e.g., lib/ and m4/ because
of what I had to do to merge the *utils' lib/ and m4/
directories back then.

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