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Re: Bash-5.0-alpha available

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Bash-5.0-alpha available
Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2018 20:02:53 -0400
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On 9/16/18 5:22 PM, Eduardo A. Bustamante López wrote:

> I do think there are still bugs around readline and I'm hoping to concentrate 
> my
> efforts there. It'd be nice to get rid of the multibyte character handling 
> edge
> cases and other oddities before the release. Although I'm not asking for you 
> to
> hold it, I just wanted to understand how much time I have left, and how to
> organize my efforts around that schedule.

Usually there are a couple of months between beta and release; I tend to
run through the release candidate fairly quickly, but the biggest time
consumer is testing on different platforms and doing release engineering.

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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