moreutils in standard?

Matt Zimmerman mdz at ubuntu.com
Thu Nov 15 18:18:37 GMT 2007


On Thu, Nov 15, 2007 at 04:55:56PM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> moreutils is a handy package, maintained upstream by Joey Hess in
> Debian, advertised as "a growing collection of the unix tools that
> nobody thought to write thirty years ago". In general approach many of
> its tools are like those in coreutils, just different and filling holes
> many of us who use terminals a lot have probably been working around for
> years. It's tiny, a 38KB .deb.
> 
>   http://kitenet.net/~joey/code/moreutils/
> 
> I think it would make an excellent addition to the standard seed.

I agree.

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 - mdz



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