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Re: building old coreutils versions on new glibc systems

From: Bernhard Voelker
Subject: Re: building old coreutils versions on new glibc systems
Date: Tue, 6 Aug 2019 21:35:01 +0200
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On 8/2/19 9:05 AM, Jim Meyering wrote:
> Nice work. I've had to go through this process a few times over the
> years, and having these handy patch files checked in and maintained
> would make it easier to automate the process. I'm on the fence as to
> whether it's worth checking them in, given how few of us end up
> building all old versions like that. Selfishly, I want it. Now that I
> write this, I conclude it's worth the small cost. No need to
> distribute those files, of course, and anything that makes a
> maintainer's job easier (for such a small cost) is worthwhile.

While this work is definitely worth keeping, I'm only 20:80 to add
something to the current (and future) version which belongs to older

What about either uploading it to the FTP, or even better to add it
to the web pages' CVS?

Have a nice day,

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