Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.announce
Path: sparky!uunet!mcsun!news.funet.fi!hydra!klaava!wirzeniu
From: fa...@cs.unc.edu (Rik Faith)
Subject: ANNOUNCE: NEW BINARIES UPLOADED!
Message-ID: <1993Jan17.201216.15866@klaava.Helsinki.FI>
Followup-To: comp.os.linux
Keywords: gzip 0.7, utila 1.3, utile 1.1, shell file and text utils in /bin
Sender: wirze...@klaava.Helsinki.FI (Lars Wirzenius)
Organization: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Date: Sun, 17 Jan 1993 20:12:16 GMT
Approved: linux-annou...@tc.cornell.edu (Lars Wirzenius)
Lines: 378


ANNOUNCE: NEW BINARIES UPLOADED!

Bug reports and comments to: fa...@cs.unc.edu

NEW IN THIS RELEASE, as of Sun Jan 17 10:16:24 1993.  Unless otherwise
noted, all binaries will untar into /usr/bin: cd /; gtar zpxvf filename.taz


gzip07A.Notes
gzip07A.taz

    This is GNU gzip 0.7, which acts like compress, but which has better
    compression ratios.  It contains gzip, gunzip, zcat, zcmp, zdiff,
    zmore, znew, and uncompress.  The znew utility converts *.Z files to
    *.z files.  All of the z* and uncompress utilities will now handle *.Z
    and *.z files.  Has man and info pages, binaries in /bin.


utila-1.3.src.tar.Z
utila13.Notes
utila13.taz

    Changes from 1.2: uudecode and cal have been fixed.

    This is a random collection of NET-2 and other source code, including:
    banner, cal, chsh (which should be setuid to root, but isn't), clear,
    col, colcrt, colrm, column, hexdump, last, mesg, od, passwd (which is
    setuid to root), reset, script, strings, ul, uuencode, uudecode, and
    whereis.  EVERYTHING HAS A MAN PAGE!


utile-1.1.src.tar.Z
utile11.Notes
utile11.taz

    Changes from 1.0: Has Linus's new fsck, Rick Sladkey's new mount (this
    binary does not have NFS support, but the source code does), and
    Michael K. Johnson's new setserial.

    This is a random collection of mostly custom Linux code, which, in
    general, should be in the /etc directory, including: agetty, clock,
    ctrlaltdel, doshell, fastboot, fasthalt, fdformat, fdisk, frag, fsck,
    halt, kbdrate, makehole, mkfs, mkswap, mount, ramsize, reboot,
    rdev,setfdprm, setserial, shutdown, simpleinit, swapdev, swapon,
    swapoff, sync, umount, update, and vidmode.  EVERYTHING HAS A MAN PAGE!
    Binaries in /etc.
    
    The rdev command can change your kernel image's boot device, swap
    device, ramdisk size, and video mode.  The agetty and simpleinit are
    the "standard" Linux getty and init, but you have to make the links
    yourself, since some people may be using the System V versions, and I
    didn't want the tar to clobber those.  PLEASE BE VERY CAREFUL WITH
    GETTY AND INIT, SINCE THEY CAN MAKE YOUR SYSTEM UNBOOTABLE!

    Most people will have copies of these programs in /bin, and may want to
    keep them there, instead of moving them to /etc (where many people,
    myself and a bunch of manuals included, believe section 8 utilities
    belong).  If you want to keep things in /bin, however, please get the
    source distribution and fix the paths in pathnames.h.  Otherwise,
    things like shutdown won't work correctly.

    **********************************************************************

    BE VERY CAREFUL IF YOU DON'T HAVE libc.so.4.2 INSTALLED!  You may not
    be able to log in!  Check to be sure that the programs work in some
    directory OTHER THAN /etc, *BEFORE* YOU INSTALL THEM.  ESPECIALLY
    AGETTY, SIMPLEINIT, MOUNT, SWAPON, and SYNC!

    **********************************************************************


futl34B.Notes
futl34B.taz

    Changes from A: The binaries now untar into /bin.

    This is GNU File Utilities 1.34.  This file contains the following
    utilities: chgrp, chown, chmod, cp, d, dd, df, dir, du, install, ln,
    ls, mkdir, mkfifo, mknod, mv, rm, rmdir, touch, v, and vdir.  Has man
    pages, binaries in /bin.


shutl18B.Notes
shutl18B.taz

    Changes from A: The binaries now untar into /bin.

    This is GNU Shell Utilities 1.18.  This file contains the following
    utilities: [, basename, date, dirname, echo, env, expr, false, groups,
    id, logname, nice, nohup, pathchk, printenv, printf, sleep, stty, su,
    tee, test, true, tty, uname, who, whoami, yes.  Has man pages, binaries
    in /bin.


txutl13B.Notes
txutl13B.taz

    Changes from A: The binaries now untar into /bin.

    This is GNU Text Utilities 1.3.  This file contains the following
    utilities: cat, cmp, comm, csplit, cut, expand, fold, head, join, nl,
    paste, pr, sort, split, sum, tac, tail, tr, unexpand, uniq, wc.  Has
    man pages, binaries in /bin.



WHAT YOU GET WITH THESE BINARIES:

*.Notes files contain instructions for installing the binary release, and
include step by step instruction of how I built the binary release from
source.  This single file contains the name of the ftp site where I got the
package, how I compiled it, and what patches were needed, if any.  IF YOU
WANT TO COMPILE THE PACKAGE YOURSELF, THIS FILE IS ALL YOU NEED (after you
get the original source distribution, of course).  If any patches were
necessary, the *.Notes file can be fed directly to patch(1), without any
editing.

*.taz files are compressed tar archives contain binaries, man pages and/or
info pages (if available), COPYING, README, etc., files from the original
source distribution, and my:

*.Notes file, described above
*.Dist  file, which was used to built the *.taz file
*.Unins file, which will uninstall most of the binary release (it leaves
              /usr/src/* intact)

The *.taz format files are compatible with the SLS systinstall program,
which can be used to install and uninstall the binary distributions.

If you don't use the SLS program, the *.taz files are ready to 'gtar zpxvf'
into /.



WHY SOME OF THE BINARIES DUMP CORE:

New releases always use the most recent "official" kernel, compiler, and
libraries.  Currently, this is gcc 2.3.3, jump 4.2, and Linux 0.99.3.  Some
older binaries were prepared with gcc 2.2.2d7/jump 4.1, but were tested
with jump 4.2, and may require jump 4.2 to run (i.e., rcs56A.taz).  Often,
if the binary dumps core, an upgrade to the latest library and kernel
release will fix the problem.



WHERE YOU CAN GET THESE BINARIES:

*.Notes files are in the following places:
    ftp.cs.unc.edu:/pub/faith/linux/utils
    tsx-11.mit.edu:/pub/linux/sources/FSF
    sunsite.unc.edu:/pub/Linux/utils

*.taz files are in the following places:
    ftp.cs.unc.edu:/pub/faith/linux/utils
    tsx-11.mit.edu:/pub/linux/binaries/FSF
    sunsite.unc.edu:/pub/Linux/utils

The hard to find (i.e., non-GNU) sources are in the following places:
    ftp.cs.unc.edu:/pub/faith/linux/utils/sources
    tsx-11.mit.edu:?
    sunsite.unc.edu:?

Original source for FSF utilties are in the following places:
    prep.ai.mit.edu:/pub/gnu
    tsx-11.mit.edu:/pub/linux/sources/FSF/from_prep



WHAT'S OLD IN THIS RELEASE:

Here is a synopsis of my old uploads, as of Thu Dec 24 17:05:11 1992

agrep-2.04.tar.Z
agrp204A.taz
agrp204A.Notes

    This is Sun Wu and Udi Manber's agrep 2.04.  Has man page.  (The
    postscript papers on agrep are available from cs.arizona.edu:/agrep.)


bc102A.taz
bc102A.Notes

    This is GNU bc 1.02 (the GNU version is stand alone, and does not
    require dc for operation).  Has man page.


bsn119A.Notes
bsn119A.taz

    This is GNU Bison 1.19 (a yacc replacement).  Has man and info pages.


cpio22A.taz
cpio22A.Notes

    This is GNU cpio 2.2.  Contains cpio only.  Has man page.



diff20A.taz
diff20A.Notes

    This is GNU GNU diff 2.0, including diff, diff3, sdiff, and cmp (from
    textutils).  Has info pages.


fgrep11A.taz
fgrep11A.Notes

    This is GNU fgrep 1.1.  No documentation.


file-1.25.tar.Z
file125A.taz
file125A.Notes

    This is Ian Darwin's file 1.25, which H. Lu's magic numbers for Linux.
    Please note that the current file program in use by the 386bsd and
    Linux communities is about 5 years old.  This is the latest one.  Has
    man pages.


find37A.taz
find37A.Notes

    This is GNU find 3.7.  Contains find, xargs, locate, and locate support
    in /usr/lib.  Has man pages.


flex237A.taz
flex237A.Notes

    This is GNU flex 2.3.7.  Contains flex, libfl.a, and flex.skel.  Has
    man pages.


gawk214A.Notes
gawk214A.taz

    This is GNU Gawk 2.14 (an awk replacement).  gawk passes all of its
    tests except those which involve floating point exceptions, which are
    still broken in Linux.  Has man and info pages.


grep16A.taz
grep16A.Notes

    This is GNU grep 1.6.  Contains grep and egrep.  Has man page.


grof106A.Notes
grof106A.taz

    This is GNU groff 1.06 (a nroff replacement).  This file contains the
    following utilities: addftinfo, afmtodit, geqn, gindxbib, glookbib,
    gpic, grefer, grodvi, groff, grog, grops, grotty, gsoelim, gtbl,
    gtroff, lkbib, pfbtops, psbb, tfmtodit, and gnroff.  The following
    macro packages are included: man, mandoc, mdoc, ms, me, mm, mmse, mps,
    mpspic, mpsatk, mtty, mdvi, and mpic.  Drivers for ascii, postscript,
    and dvi are included.  Has man pages.


indt16A.taz
indt16A.Notes

    This is GNU indent 1.6.  Has man page and info page.


less177A.taz
less177A.Notes

    This is GNU less 1.77.  Contains less, lesskey.  Has man pages and help.


m4-103A.taz
m4-103A.Notes

    This is GNU m4 1.0.0.  Has info pages.


man-1.1.tar.Z
man11B.taz
man11B.Notes

    This is John Eaton's man 1.1, with Rik Faith's makewhatis.  It contains
    man, manpath, apropos, whatis, and /usr/lib/makewhatis.  The makewhatis
    program includes patches similar to those by Mitchum DSouza, which
    allow compressed cat pages to be used to build a whatis database.  The
    bug fixes by Willem Kasdorp have been applied.  Please send me bug
    reports! Has man pages.


mk362A.Notes
mk362A.taz

    This is GNU make 3.62, with man and info pages.


ncompress-4.2.4.tar.Z
ncmp424A.Notes
ncmp424A.taz

    This is (N)compress 4.2.4 (an improved version of compress 4.1).  This
    untars into /bin, since it is a direct replacement for the currently
    distributed compress.  Has man pages.


p2012u8A.Notes
p2012u8A.taz

    This is GNU patch 2.0.12u8 with a man page.


rcs56A.taz
rcs56A.Notes

    This is GNU rcs 5.6.  Contains ci, co, indent, merge, rcs, rcsdiff,
    rcsmerge, rlog.  Has man pages and paper.  There are reports that this
    will not work with libc.so.4.1.


sed113A.taz
sed113A.Notes

    This is GNU sed 1.13.  No documentation.


tar1111A.Notes
tar1111A.taz

    This is GNU tar 1.11.1.  IT IS A FSF BETA RELEASE AND HAS NO
    DOCUMENTATION.  Be very careful with this, and look for the 1.12
    release to fix bugs and be more stable.


time14B.taz
time14B.Notes

    Changes from A: the "magnitude of order" bug has been fixed.

    This is GNU time 1.4, which provides more output that the standard
    shell builtin time.  Therefore, I've linked gtime to time, so that this
    command can be accessed.  Has info page.



tput10A.taz
tput10A.Notes

    This is GNU tput 1.0.  Has info page.


utilb-1.0.src.tar.Z
utilb10.Notes
utilb10.taz

    This is a random collection of mostly custom Linux code, which, in
    general, should be in the /bin directory, including: ed, hostname,
    kill, ldd, login, more, setterm, wall, write.  EVERYTHING HAS A MAN
    PAGE!

    **********************************************************************

    BE VERY CAREFUL IF YOU DON'T HAVE libc.so.4.2 INSTALLED!  You may not
    be able to log in!  Check to be sure that the programs work in some
    directory OTHER THAN /bin, *BEFORE* YOU INSTALL THEM.  ESPECIALLY
    LOGIN!

    **********************************************************************




-- 
Rik Faith: fa...@cs.unc.edu
What I tell you three times is true.  --Dodgson

Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.announce
Path: sparky!uunet!mcsun!news.funet.fi!hydra!klaava!wirzeniu
From: fa...@cs.unc.edu (Rik Faith)
Subject: ANNOUNCE: MORE NEW BINARIES UPLOADED!
Message-ID: <1993Jan21.142005.10166@klaava.Helsinki.FI>
Followup-To: comp.os.linux
Keywords: tar (with gzip support), GNU Text Utils 1.4, arc, unzip, zip, zoo
Sender: wirze...@klaava.Helsinki.FI (Lars Wirzenius)
Organization: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Date: Thu, 21 Jan 1993 14:20:05 GMT
Approved: linux-annou...@tc.cornell.edu (Lars Wirzenius)
Lines: 415

ANNOUNCE: MORE NEW BINARIES UPLOADED!

Bug reports and comments to: fa...@cs.unc.edu

NEW IN THIS RELEASE, as of Wed Jan 20 12:40:04 1993.  Unless otherwise
noted, all binaries will untar into /usr/bin: cd /; gtar zpxvf filename.taz


tar1111B.Notes
tar1111B.taz

    Changes from A: Includes my patches so that:
        1) gzip -d is called instead of uncompress -d for uncompressions
        2) gzip is used with the "z" flag (or the --gzip flag)
        3) compress is used with the "Z" flag
        4) if you don't have gzip installed, compress will be used

    This is GNU tar 1.11.1.  IT IS A FSF BETA RELEASE AND HAS NO
    DOCUMENTATION.  Be very careful with this, and look for the 1.12
    release to fix bugs and be more stable.


txutl14A.Notes
txutl14A.taz

    Changes with version 1.4: cmp removed (in diff), cksum and od added.

    This is GNU Text Utilities 1.4.  This file contains the following
    utilities: cat, cksum, comm, csplit, cut, expand, fold, head, join, nl,
    od, paste, pr, sort, split, sum, tac, tail, tr, unexpand, uniq, wc.
    Has man pages, binaries in /bin.


arc521A.Notes
arc521A.taz

    This is SEA ARC 5.21, a standard DOS-compatible archiver/unarchiver.
    Has man page and notes.


unz50p1A.Notes
unz50p1A.taz

    This is Info-ZIP's UnZip utility, 5.0p1, a standard DOS-compatible
    unarchiver, containing unzip, zipinfo, and funzip.  Has man pages.

zip19p1A.Notes
zip19p1A.taz

    This is Info-ZIP's Zip utility, 1.9p1, a standard DOS-compatible
    archiver, containing zip, zipnote, and zipsplit.  Has man page.


zoo210A.Notes
zoo210A.taz

    This is Rahul Dhesi's zoo 2.10, an archiver/unarchiver utility,
    containing zoo and fiz.  Has man pages.



WHAT YOU GET WITH THESE BINARIES:

*.Notes files contain instructions for installing the binary release, and
include step by step instruction of how I built the binary release from
source.  This single file contains the name of the ftp site where I got the
package, how I compiled it, and what patches were needed, if any.  IF YOU
WANT TO COMPILE THE PACKAGE YOURSELF, THIS FILE IS ALL YOU NEED (after you
get the original source distribution, of course).  If any patches were
necessary, the *.Notes file can be fed directly to patch(1), without any
editing.

*.taz files are compressed tar archives contain binaries, man pages and/or
info pages (if available), COPYING, README, etc., files from the original
source distribution, and my:

*.Notes file, described above
*.Dist  file, which was used to built the *.taz file
*.Unins file, which will uninstall most of the binary release (it leaves
              /usr/src/* intact)

The *.taz format files are compatible with the SLS systinstall program,
which can be used to install and uninstall the binary distributions.

If you don't use the SLS program, the *.taz files are ready to 'gtar zpxvf'
into /.



WHY SOME OF THE BINARIES DUMP CORE:

New releases always use the most recent "official" kernel, compiler, and
libraries.  Currently, this is gcc 2.3.3, jump 4.2, and Linux 0.99.3.  Some
older binaries were prepared with gcc 2.2.2d7/jump 4.1, but were tested
with jump 4.2, and may require jump 4.2 to run (i.e., rcs56A.taz).  Often,
if the binary dumps core, an upgrade to the latest library and kernel
release will fix the problem.



WHERE YOU CAN GET THESE BINARIES:

*.Notes files are in the following places:
    ftp.cs.unc.edu:/pub/faith/linux/utils
    tsx-11.mit.edu:/pub/linux/sources/FSF
    sunsite.unc.edu:/pub/Linux/utils

*.taz files are in the following places:
    ftp.cs.unc.edu:/pub/faith/linux/utils
    tsx-11.mit.edu:/pub/linux/binaries/FSF
    sunsite.unc.edu:/pub/Linux/utils

The hard to find (i.e., non-GNU) sources are in the following places:
    ftp.cs.unc.edu:/pub/faith/linux/utils/sources
    tsx-11.mit.edu:?
    sunsite.unc.edu:?

Original source for FSF utilties are in the following places:
    prep.ai.mit.edu:/pub/gnu
    tsx-11.mit.edu:/pub/linux/sources/FSF/from_prep



WHAT'S OLD IN THIS RELEASE:

OLD IN THIS RELEASE, as of Sun Jan 17 10:16:24 1993.  Unless otherwise
noted, all binaries will untar into /usr/bin: cd /; gtar zpxvf filename.taz

agrep-2.04.tar.Z
agrp204A.taz
agrp204A.Notes

    This is Sun Wu and Udi Manber's agrep 2.04.  Has man page.  (The
    postscript papers on agrep are available from cs.arizona.edu:/agrep.)


bc102A.taz
bc102A.Notes

    This is GNU bc 1.02 (the GNU version is stand alone, and does not
    require dc for operation).  Has man page.


bsn119A.Notes
bsn119A.taz

    This is GNU Bison 1.19 (a yacc replacement).  Has man and info pages.


cpio22A.taz
cpio22A.Notes

    This is GNU cpio 2.2.  Contains cpio only.  Has man page.



diff20A.taz
diff20A.Notes

    This is GNU GNU diff 2.0, including diff, diff3, sdiff, and cmp (from
    textutils).  Has info pages.


fgrep11A.taz
fgrep11A.Notes

    This is GNU fgrep 1.1.  No documentation.


file-1.25.tar.Z
file125A.taz
file125A.Notes

    This is Ian Darwin's file 1.25, which H. Lu's magic numbers for Linux.
    Please note that the current file program in use by the 386bsd and
    Linux communities is about 5 years old.  This is the latest one.  Has
    man pages.


find37A.taz
find37A.Notes

    This is GNU find 3.7.  Contains find, xargs, locate, and locate support
    in /usr/lib.  Has man pages.


flex237A.taz
flex237A.Notes

    This is GNU flex 2.3.7.  Contains flex, libfl.a, and flex.skel.  Has
    man pages.


futl34B.Notes
futl34B.taz

    Changes from A: The binaries now untar into /bin.

    This is GNU File Utilities 1.34.  This file contains the following
    utilities: chgrp, chown, chmod, cp, d, dd, df, dir, du, install, ln,
    ls, mkdir, mkfifo, mknod, mv, rm, rmdir, touch, v, and vdir.  Has man
    pages, binaries in /bin.


gawk214A.Notes
gawk214A.taz

    This is GNU Gawk 2.14 (an awk replacement).  gawk passes all of its
    tests except those which involve floating point exceptions, which are
    still broken in Linux.  Has man and info pages.


grep16A.taz
grep16A.Notes

    This is GNU grep 1.6.  Contains grep and egrep.  Has man page.


grof106A.Notes
grof106A.taz

    This is GNU groff 1.06 (a nroff replacement).  This file contains the
    following utilities: addftinfo, afmtodit, geqn, gindxbib, glookbib,
    gpic, grefer, grodvi, groff, grog, grops, grotty, gsoelim, gtbl,
    gtroff, lkbib, pfbtops, psbb, tfmtodit, and gnroff.  The following
    macro packages are included: man, mandoc, mdoc, ms, me, mm, mmse, mps,
    mpspic, mpsatk, mtty, mdvi, and mpic.  Drivers for ascii, postscript,
    and dvi are included.  Has man pages.


gzip07A.Notes
gzip07A.taz

    This is GNU gzip 0.7, which acts like compress, but which has better
    compression ratios.  It contains gzip, gunzip, zcat, zcmp, zdiff,
    zmore, znew, and uncompress.  The znew utility converts *.Z files to
    *.z files.  All of the z* and uncompress utilities will now handle *.Z
    and *.z files.  Has man and info pages, binaries in /bin.  [You may
    have to remove some of the compress links in /bin for the tar file to
    unpack correctly.]


indt16A.taz
indt16A.Notes

    This is GNU indent 1.6.  Has man page and info page.


less177A.taz
less177A.Notes

    This is GNU less 1.77.  Contains less, lesskey.  Has man pages and help.


m4-103A.taz
m4-103A.Notes

    This is GNU m4 1.0.0.  Has info pages.


man-1.1.tar.Z
man11B.taz
man11B.Notes

    This is John Eaton's man 1.1, with Rik Faith's makewhatis.  It contains
    man, manpath, apropos, whatis, and /usr/lib/makewhatis.  The makewhatis
    program includes patches similar to those by Mitchum DSouza, which
    allow compressed cat pages to be used to build a whatis database.  The
    bug fixes by Willem Kasdorp have been applied.  Please send me bug
    reports! Has man pages.


mk362A.Notes
mk362A.taz

    This is GNU make 3.62, with man and info pages.


ncompress-4.2.4.tar.Z
ncmp424A.Notes
ncmp424A.taz

    This is (N)compress 4.2.4 (an improved version of compress 4.1).  This
    untars into /bin, since it is a direct replacement for the currently
    distributed compress.  Has man pages.


p2012u8A.Notes
p2012u8A.taz

    This is GNU patch 2.0.12u8 with a man page.


rcs56A.taz
rcs56A.Notes

    This is GNU rcs 5.6.  Contains ci, co, indent, merge, rcs, rcsdiff,
    rcsmerge, rlog.  Has man pages and paper.  There are reports that this
    will not work with libc.so.4.1.


sed113A.taz
sed113A.Notes

    This is GNU sed 1.13.  No documentation.


shutl18B.Notes
shutl18B.taz

    Changes from A: The binaries now untar into /bin.

    This is GNU Shell Utilities 1.18.  This file contains the following
    utilities: [, basename, date, dirname, echo, env, expr, false, groups,
    id, logname, nice, nohup, pathchk, printenv, printf, sleep, stty, su,
    tee, test, true, tty, uname, who, whoami, yes.  Has man pages, binaries
    in /bin.


time14B.taz
time14B.Notes

    Changes from A: the "magnitude of order" bug has been fixed.

    This is GNU time 1.4, which provides more output that the standard
    shell builtin time.  Therefore, I've linked gtime to time, so that this
    command can be accessed.  Has info page.



tput10A.taz
tput10A.Notes

    This is GNU tput 1.0.  Has info page.


utila-1.3.src.tar.Z
utila13.Notes
utila13.taz

    Changes from 1.2: uudecode and cal have been fixed.

    This is a random collection of NET-2 and other source code, including:
    banner, cal, chsh (which should be setuid to root, but isn't), clear,
    col, colcrt, colrm, column, hexdump, last, mesg, od, passwd (which is
    setuid to root), reset, script, strings, ul, uuencode, uudecode, and
    whereis.  EVERYTHING HAS A MAN PAGE!


utilb-1.0.src.tar.Z
utilb10.Notes
utilb10.taz

    This is a random collection of mostly custom Linux code, which, in
    general, should be in the /bin directory, including: ed, hostname,
    kill, ldd, login, more, setterm, wall, write.  EVERYTHING HAS A MAN
    PAGE!

    **********************************************************************

    BE VERY CAREFUL IF YOU DON'T HAVE libc.so.4.2 INSTALLED!  You may not
    be able to log in!  Check to be sure that the programs work in some
    directory OTHER THAN /bin, *BEFORE* YOU INSTALL THEM.  ESPECIALLY
    LOGIN!

    **********************************************************************

utile-1.1.src.tar.Z
utile11.Notes
utile11.taz

    Changes from 1.0: Has Linus's new fsck, Rick Sladkey's new mount (this
    binary does not have NFS support, but the source code does), and
    Michael K. Johnson's new setserial.

    This is a random collection of mostly custom Linux code, which, in
    general, should be in the /etc directory, including: agetty, clock,
    ctrlaltdel, doshell, fastboot, fasthalt, fdformat, fdisk, frag, fsck,
    halt, kbdrate, makehole, mkfs, mkswap, mount, ramsize, reboot,
    rdev,setfdprm, setserial, shutdown, simpleinit, swapdev, swapon,
    swapoff, sync, umount, update, and vidmode.  EVERYTHING HAS A MAN PAGE!
    Binaries in /etc.
    
    The rdev command can change your kernel image's boot device, swap
    device, ramdisk size, and video mode.  The agetty and simpleinit are
    the "standard" Linux getty and init, but you have to make the links
    yourself, since some people may be using the System V versions, and I
    didn't want the tar to clobber those.  PLEASE BE VERY CAREFUL WITH
    GETTY AND INIT, SINCE THEY CAN MAKE YOUR SYSTEM UNBOOTABLE!

    Most people will have copies of these programs in /bin, and may want to
    keep them there, instead of moving them to /etc (where many people,
    myself and a bunch of manuals included, believe section 8 utilities
    belong).  If you want to keep things in /bin, however, please get the
    source distribution and fix the paths in pathnames.h.  Otherwise,
    things like shutdown won't work correctly.

    **********************************************************************

    BE VERY CAREFUL IF YOU DON'T HAVE libc.so.4.2 INSTALLED!  You may not
    be able to log in!  Check to be sure that the programs work in some
    directory OTHER THAN /etc, *BEFORE* YOU INSTALL THEM.  ESPECIALLY
    AGETTY, SIMPLEINIT, MOUNT, SWAPON, and SYNC!

    **********************************************************************





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Bug reports and comments to: fa...@cs.unc.edu

NEW IN THIS RELEASE, as of Sun Jan 24 14:40:18 1993.  Unless otherwise
noted, all binaries will untar into /usr/bin: cd /; gtar zpxvf filename.taz


gzip081A.Notes
gzip081A.taz

    This is GNU gzip 0.8.1, which acts like compress, but which has better
    compression ratios.  It contains gzip, gunzip, zcat, zcmp, zdiff,
    zmore, znew, and uncompress.  The znew utility converts *.Z files to
    *.z files.  All of the z* and uncompress utilities will now handle *.Z
    and *.z files.  Has man and info pages, binaries in /bin.  [You may
    have to remove some of the compress links in /bin for the tar file to
    unpack correctly.]


mk363A.Notes
mk363A.taz

    This is GNU make 3.63, with man and info pages.  WARNING: Variables are
    no longer automatically exported to the environment when a sub-make is
    started.  This radically changes behavior of sub-makes!  The Linux
    kernel will no longer compile without minor changes (which will
    probably be in 0.99.5)!  USE WITH CAUTION!  mk362A.taz does not have
    this behavior, and will not be deleted for some time.




WHAT YOU GET WITH THESE BINARIES:

*.Notes files contain instructions for installing the binary release, and
include step by step instruction of how I built the binary release from
source.  This single file contains the name of the ftp site where I got the
package, how I compiled it, and what patches were needed, if any.  IF YOU
WANT TO COMPILE THE PACKAGE YOURSELF, THIS FILE IS ALL YOU NEED (after you
get the original source distribution, of course).  If any patches were
necessary, the *.Notes file can be fed directly to patch(1), without any
editing.

*.taz files are compressed tar archives contain binaries, man pages and/or
info pages (if available), COPYING, README, etc., files from the original
source distribution, and my:

*.Notes file, described above
*.Dist  file, which was used to built the *.taz file
*.Unins file, which will uninstall most of the binary release (it leaves
              /usr/src/* intact)

The *.taz format files are compatible with the SLS systinstall program,
which can be used to install and uninstall the binary distributions.

If you don't use the SLS program, the *.taz files are ready to 'gtar zpxvf'
into /.



WHY SOME OF THE BINARIES DUMP CORE:

New releases always use the most recent "official" kernel, compiler, and
libraries.  Currently, this is gcc 2.3.3, jump 4.2, and Linux 0.99.3.  Some
older binaries were prepared with gcc 2.2.2d7/jump 4.1, but were tested
with jump 4.2, and may require jump 4.2 to run (i.e., rcs56A.taz).  Often,
if the binary dumps core, an upgrade to the latest library and kernel
release will fix the problem.



WHERE YOU CAN GET THESE BINARIES:

*.Notes files are in the following places:
    ftp.cs.unc.edu:/pub/faith/linux/utils
    tsx-11.mit.edu:/pub/linux/sources/FSF
    sunsite.unc.edu:/pub/Linux/utils

*.taz files are in the following places:
    ftp.cs.unc.edu:/pub/faith/linux/utils
    tsx-11.mit.edu:/pub/linux/binaries/FSF
    sunsite.unc.edu:/pub/Linux/utils

The hard to find (i.e., non-GNU) sources are in the following places:
    ftp.cs.unc.edu:/pub/faith/linux/utils/sources
    tsx-11.mit.edu:?
    sunsite.unc.edu:?

Original source for FSF utilties are in the following places:
    prep.ai.mit.edu:/pub/gnu
    tsx-11.mit.edu:/pub/linux/sources/FSF/from_prep



WHAT'S OLD IN THIS RELEASE:

OLD IN THIS RELEASE, as of Sun Jan 24 14:44:43 1993.  Unless otherwise
noted, all binaries will untar into /usr/bin: cd /; gtar zpxvf filename.taz

agrep-2.04.tar.Z
agrp204A.taz
agrp204A.Notes

    This is Sun Wu and Udi Manber's agrep 2.04.  Has man page.  (The
    postscript papers on agrep are available from cs.arizona.edu:/agrep.)


arc521A.Notes
arc521A.taz

    This is SEA ARC 5.21, a standard DOS-compatible archiver/unarchiver.
    Has man page and notes.


bc102A.taz
bc102A.Notes

    This is GNU bc 1.02 (the GNU version is stand alone, and does not
    require dc for operation).  Has man page.


bsn119A.Notes
bsn119A.taz

    This is GNU Bison 1.19 (a yacc replacement).  Has man and info pages.


cpio22A.taz
cpio22A.Notes

    This is GNU cpio 2.2.  Contains cpio only.  Has man page.



diff20A.taz
diff20A.Notes

    This is GNU GNU diff 2.0, including diff, diff3, sdiff, and cmp (from
    textutils).  Has info pages.


fgrep11A.taz
fgrep11A.Notes

    This is GNU fgrep 1.1.  No documentation.


file-1.25.tar.Z
file125A.taz
file125A.Notes

    This is Ian Darwin's file 1.25, which H. Lu's magic numbers for Linux.
    Please note that the current file program in use by the 386bsd and
    Linux communities is about 5 years old.  This is the latest one.  Has
    man pages.


find37A.taz
find37A.Notes

    This is GNU find 3.7.  Contains find, xargs, locate, and locate support
    in /usr/lib.  Has man pages.


flex237A.taz
flex237A.Notes

    This is GNU flex 2.3.7.  Contains flex, libfl.a, and flex.skel.  Has
    man pages.


futl34B.Notes
futl34B.taz

    Changes from A: The binaries now untar into /bin.

    This is GNU File Utilities 1.34.  This file contains the following
    utilities: chgrp, chown, chmod, cp, d, dd, df, dir, du, install, ln,
    ls, mkdir, mkfifo, mknod, mv, rm, rmdir, touch, v, and vdir.  Has man
    pages, binaries in /bin.


gawk214A.Notes
gawk214A.taz

    This is GNU Gawk 2.14 (an awk replacement).  gawk passes all of its
    tests except those which involve floating point exceptions, which are
    still broken in Linux.  Has man and info pages.


grep16A.taz
grep16A.Notes

    This is GNU grep 1.6.  Contains grep and egrep.  Has man page.


grof106A.Notes
grof106A.taz

    This is GNU groff 1.06 (a nroff replacement).  This file contains the
    following utilities: addftinfo, afmtodit, geqn, gindxbib, glookbib,
    gpic, grefer, grodvi, groff, grog, grops, grotty, gsoelim, gtbl,
    gtroff, lkbib, pfbtops, psbb, tfmtodit, and gnroff.  The following
    macro packages are included: man, mandoc, mdoc, ms, me, mm, mmse, mps,
    mpspic, mpsatk, mtty, mdvi, and mpic.  Drivers for ascii, postscript,
    and dvi are included.  Has man pages.


indt16A.taz
indt16A.Notes

    This is GNU indent 1.6.  Has man page and info page.


less177A.taz
less177A.Notes

    This is GNU less 1.77.  Contains less, lesskey.  Has man pages and help.


m4-103A.taz
m4-103A.Notes

    This is GNU m4 1.0.0.  Has info pages.


man-1.1.tar.Z
man11B.taz
man11B.Notes

    This is John Eaton's man 1.1, with Rik Faith's makewhatis.  It contains
    man, manpath, apropos, whatis, and /usr/lib/makewhatis.  The makewhatis
    program includes patches similar to those by Mitchum DSouza, which
    allow compressed cat pages to be used to build a whatis database.  The
    bug fixes by Willem Kasdorp have been applied.  Please send me bug
    reports! Has man pages.


mk362A.Notes
mk362A.taz

    This is GNU make 3.62, with man and info pages.


ncompress-4.2.4.tar.Z
ncmp424A.Notes
ncmp424A.taz

    This is (N)compress 4.2.4 (an improved version of compress 4.1).  This
    untars into /bin, since it is a direct replacement for the currently
    distributed compress.  Has man pages.


p2012u8A.Notes
p2012u8A.taz

    This is GNU patch 2.0.12u8 with a man page.


rcs56A.taz
rcs56A.Notes

    This is GNU rcs 5.6.  Contains ci, co, indent, merge, rcs, rcsdiff,
    rcsmerge, rlog.  Has man pages and paper.  There are reports that this
    will not work with libc.so.4.1.


sed113A.taz
sed113A.Notes

    This is GNU sed 1.13.  No documentation.


shutl18B.Notes
shutl18B.taz

    Changes from A: The binaries now untar into /bin.

    This is GNU Shell Utilities 1.18.  This file contains the following
    utilities: [, basename, date, dirname, echo, env, expr, false, groups,
    id, logname, nice, nohup, pathchk, printenv, printf, sleep, stty, su,
    tee, test, true, tty, uname, who, whoami, yes.  Has man pages, binaries
    in /bin.


tar1111B.Notes
tar1111B.taz

    Changes from A: Includes my patches so that:
        1) gzip -d is called instead of uncompress -d for uncompressions
        2) gzip is used with the "z" flag (or the --gzip flag)
        3) compress is used with the "Z" flag
        4) if you don't have gzip installed, compress will be used

    This is GNU tar 1.11.1.  IT IS A FSF BETA RELEASE AND HAS NO
    DOCUMENTATION.  Be very careful with this, and look for the 1.12
    release to fix bugs and be more stable.


time14B.taz
time14B.Notes

    Changes from A: the "magnitude of order" bug has been fixed.

    This is GNU time 1.4, which provides more output that the standard
    shell builtin time.  Therefore, I've linked gtime to time, so that this
    command can be accessed.  Has info page.



tput10A.taz
tput10A.Notes

    This is GNU tput 1.0.  Has info page.


txutl14A.Notes
txutl14A.taz

    Changes with version 1.4: cmp removed (in diff), cksum and od added.

    This is GNU Text Utilities 1.4.  This file contains the following
    utilities: cat, cksum, comm, csplit, cut, expand, fold, head, join, nl,
    od, paste, pr, sort, split, sum, tac, tail, tr, unexpand, uniq, wc.
    Has man pages, binaries in /bin.


unz50p1A.Notes
unz50p1A.taz

    This is Info-ZIP's UnZip utility, 5.0p1, a standard DOS-compatible
    unarchiver, containing unzip, zipinfo, and funzip.  Has man pages.


utila-1.3.src.tar.Z
utila13.Notes
utila13.taz

    Changes from 1.2: uudecode and cal have been fixed.

    This is a random collection of NET-2 and other source code, including:
    banner, cal, chsh (which should be setuid to root, but isn't), clear,
    col, colcrt, colrm, column, hexdump, last, mesg, od, passwd (which is
    setuid to root), reset, script, strings, ul, uuencode, uudecode, and
    whereis.  EVERYTHING HAS A MAN PAGE!


utilb-1.0.src.tar.Z
utilb10.Notes
utilb10.taz

    This is a random collection of mostly custom Linux code, which, in
    general, should be in the /bin directory, including: ed, hostname,
    kill, ldd, login, more, setterm, wall, write.  EVERYTHING HAS A MAN
    PAGE!

    **********************************************************************

    BE VERY CAREFUL IF YOU DON'T HAVE libc.so.4.2 INSTALLED!  You may not
    be able to log in!  Check to be sure that the programs work in some
    directory OTHER THAN /bin, *BEFORE* YOU INSTALL THEM.  ESPECIALLY
    LOGIN!

    **********************************************************************


utile-1.1.src.tar.Z
utile11.Notes
utile11.taz

    Changes from 1.0: Has Linus's new fsck, Rick Sladkey's new mount (this
    binary does not have NFS support, but the source code does), and
    Michael K. Johnson's new setserial.

    This is a random collection of mostly custom Linux code, which, in
    general, should be in the /etc directory, including: agetty, clock,
    ctrlaltdel, doshell, fastboot, fasthalt, fdformat, fdisk, frag, fsck,
    halt, kbdrate, makehole, mkfs, mkswap, mount, ramsize, reboot,
    rdev,setfdprm, setserial, shutdown, simpleinit, swapdev, swapon,
    swapoff, sync, umount, update, and vidmode.  EVERYTHING HAS A MAN PAGE!
    Binaries in /etc.
    
    The rdev command can change your kernel image's boot device, swap
    device, ramdisk size, and video mode.  The agetty and simpleinit are
    the "standard" Linux getty and init, but you have to make the links
    yourself, since some people may be using the System V versions, and I
    didn't want the tar to clobber those.  PLEASE BE VERY CAREFUL WITH
    GETTY AND INIT, SINCE THEY CAN MAKE YOUR SYSTEM UNBOOTABLE!

    Most people will have copies of these programs in /bin, and may want to
    keep them there, instead of moving them to /etc (where many people,
    myself and a bunch of manuals included, believe section 8 utilities
    belong).  If you want to keep things in /bin, however, please get the
    source distribution and fix the paths in pathnames.h.  Otherwise,
    things like shutdown won't work correctly.

    **********************************************************************

    BE VERY CAREFUL IF YOU DON'T HAVE libc.so.4.2 INSTALLED!  You may not
    be able to log in!  Check to be sure that the programs work in some
    directory OTHER THAN /etc, *BEFORE* YOU INSTALL THEM.  ESPECIALLY
    AGETTY, SIMPLEINIT, MOUNT, SWAPON, and SYNC!

    **********************************************************************


zip19p1A.Notes
zip19p1A.taz

    This is Info-ZIP's Zip utility, 1.9p1, a standard DOS-compatible
    archiver, containing zip, zipnote, and zipsplit.  Has man page.


zoo210A.Notes
zoo210A.taz

    This is Rahul Dhesi's zoo 2.10, an archiver/unarchiver utility,
    containing zoo and fiz.  Has man pages.



-- 
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Subject: diff 2.1 and gzip 1.0.0 uploaded
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ANNOUNCE: BINARIES UPLOADED!

Bug reports and comments to: fa...@cs.unc.edu

NEW IN THIS RELEASE, as of Fri Feb 12 08:49:42 1993.  Unless otherwise
noted, all binaries will untar into /usr/bin: cd /; gtar zpxvf filename.taz


diff21A.taz
diff21A.Notes

    This is GNU GNU diff 2.1, including diff, diff3, sdiff, and cmp.  Has
    info pages.


gzip102A.Notes
gzip102A.taz

    Note: 1.0.3 was just released -- I'll have it out real soon now.

    This is GNU gzip 1.0.2, which acts like compress, but which has better
    compression ratios.  It contains gzip, gunzip, zcat, zcmp, zdiff,
    zmore, znew, uncompress, and gzexe (which is for binaries).  The znew
    utility converts *.Z files to *.z files.  All of the z* and uncompress
    utilities will now handle *.Z and *.z files.  Pack format files can now
    be uncompressed.  Has man and info pages, binaries in /bin.  [You may
    have to remove some of the compress links in /bin for the tar file to
    unpack correctly.]


WHAT YOU GET WITH THESE BINARIES:

*.Notes files contain instructions for installing the binary release, and
include step by step instruction of how I built the binary release from
source.  This single file contains the name of the ftp site where I got the
package, how I compiled it, and what patches were needed, if any.  IF YOU
WANT TO COMPILE THE PACKAGE YOURSELF, THIS FILE IS ALL YOU NEED (after you
get the original source distribution, of course).  If any patches were
necessary, the *.Notes file can be fed directly to patch(1), without any
editing.

*.taz files are compressed tar archives contain binaries, man pages and/or
info pages (if available), COPYING, README, etc., files from the original
source distribution, and my:

*.Notes file, described above
*.Dist  file, which was used to built the *.taz file
*.Unins file, which will uninstall most of the binary release (it leaves
              /usr/src/* intact)

The *.taz format files are compatible with the SLS systinstall program,
which can be used to install and uninstall the binary distributions.

If you don't use the SLS program, the *.taz files are ready to 'gtar zpxvf'
into /.



WHY SOME OF THE BINARIES DUMP CORE:

New releases always use the most recent "official" kernel, compiler, and
libraries.  Currently, this is gcc 2.3.3, jump 4.2, and Linux 0.99.5.  Some
older binaries were prepared with gcc 2.2.2d7/jump 4.1, but were tested
with jump 4.2, and may require jump 4.2 to run (i.e., rcs56A.taz).  Often,
if the binary dumps core, an upgrade to the latest library and kernel
release will fix the problem.



WHERE YOU CAN GET THESE BINARIES:

*.Notes files are in the following places:
    ftp.cs.unc.edu:/pub/faith/linux/utils
    tsx-11.mit.edu:/pub/linux/sources/FSF
    sunsite.unc.edu:/pub/Linux/utils

*.taz files are in the following places:
    ftp.cs.unc.edu:/pub/faith/linux/utils
    tsx-11.mit.edu:/pub/linux/binaries/FSF
    sunsite.unc.edu:/pub/Linux/utils

The hard to find (i.e., non-GNU) sources are in the following places:
    ftp.cs.unc.edu:/pub/faith/linux/utils/sources
    tsx-11.mit.edu:?
    sunsite.unc.edu:?

Original source for FSF utilties are in the following places:
    prep.ai.mit.edu:/pub/gnu
    tsx-11.mit.edu:/pub/linux/sources/FSF/from_prep



WHAT'S OLD IN THIS RELEASE:

OLD IN THIS RELEASE, as of Fri Jan 29 09:30:05 1993.  Unless otherwise
noted, all binaries will untar into /usr/bin: cd /; gtar zpxvf filename.taz

agrep-2.04.tar.Z
agrp204A.taz
agrp204A.Notes

    This is Sun Wu and Udi Manber's agrep 2.04.  Has man page.  (The
    postscript papers on agrep are available from cs.arizona.edu:/agrep.)


arc521A.Notes
arc521A.taz

    This is SEA ARC 5.21, a standard DOS-compatible archiver/unarchiver.
    Has man page and notes.


bc102A.taz
bc102A.Notes

    This is GNU bc 1.02 (the GNU version is stand alone, and does not
    require dc for operation).  Has man page.


bsn119A.Notes
bsn119A.taz

    This is GNU Bison 1.19 (a yacc replacement).  Has man and info pages.


cpio22A.taz
cpio22A.Notes

    This is GNU cpio 2.2.  Contains cpio only.  Has man page.


fgrep11A.taz
fgrep11A.Notes

    This is GNU fgrep 1.1.  No documentation.


file-1.25.tar.Z
file125A.taz
file125A.Notes

    This is Ian Darwin's file 1.25, which H. Lu's magic numbers for Linux.
    Please note that the current file program in use by the 386bsd and
    Linux communities is about 5 years old.  This is the latest one.  Has
    man pages.


find37A.taz
find37A.Notes

    This is GNU find 3.7.  Contains find, xargs, locate, and locate support
    in /usr/lib.  Has man pages.


flex237A.taz
flex237A.Notes

    This is GNU flex 2.3.7.  Contains flex, libfl.a, and flex.skel.  Has
    man pages.


futl34B.Notes
futl34B.taz

    Changes from A: The binaries now untar into /bin.

    This is GNU File Utilities 1.34.  This file contains the following
    utilities: chgrp, chown, chmod, cp, d, dd, df, dir, du, install, ln,
    ls, mkdir, mkfifo, mknod, mv, rm, rmdir, touch, v, and vdir.  Has man
    pages, binaries in /bin.


gawk214A.Notes
gawk214A.taz

    This is GNU Gawk 2.14 (an awk replacement).  gawk passes all of its
    tests except those which involve floating point exceptions, which are
    still broken in Linux.  Has man and info pages.


grep16A.taz
grep16A.Notes

    This is GNU grep 1.6.  Contains grep and egrep.  Has man page.


grof106A.Notes
grof106A.taz

    This is GNU groff 1.06 (a nroff replacement).  This file contains the
    following utilities: addftinfo, afmtodit, geqn, gindxbib, glookbib,
    gpic, grefer, grodvi, groff, grog, grops, grotty, gsoelim, gtbl,
    gtroff, lkbib, pfbtops, psbb, tfmtodit, and gnroff.  The following
    macro packages are included: man, mandoc, mdoc, ms, me, mm, mmse, mps,
    mpspic, mpsatk, mtty, mdvi, and mpic.  Drivers for ascii, postscript,
    and dvi are included.  Has man pages.


indt16A.taz
indt16A.Notes

    This is GNU indent 1.6.  Has man page and info page.


less177A.taz
less177A.Notes

    This is GNU less 1.77.  Contains less, lesskey.  Has man pages and help.


m4-103A.taz
m4-103A.Notes

    This is GNU m4 1.0.0.  Has info pages.


man-1.1.tar.Z
man11B.taz
man11B.Notes

    This is John Eaton's man 1.1, with Rik Faith's makewhatis.  It contains
    man, manpath, apropos, whatis, and /usr/lib/makewhatis.  The makewhatis
    program includes patches similar to those by Mitchum DSouza, which
    allow compressed cat pages to be used to build a whatis database.  The
    bug fixes by Willem Kasdorp have been applied.  Please send me bug
    reports! Has man pages.


mk363B.Notes
mk363B.taz

    Changes from 'A': Patch from rol...@gnu.ai.mit.edu (Roland McGrath) to
    correct the problem of environment variable expansion breaking default
    built in rules.

    This is GNU make 3.63, with man and info pages.  WARNING: Variables are
    no longer automatically exported to the environment when a sub-make is
    started.  The .EXPORT_ALL_VARIABLES: rule or the export directive can
    be added to top level makefiles to get the old behavior.


ncompress-4.2.4.tar.Z
ncmp424A.Notes
ncmp424A.taz

    This is (N)compress 4.2.4 (an improved version of compress 4.1).  This
    untars into /bin, since it is a direct replacement for the currently
    distributed compress.  Has man pages.


p2012u8A.Notes
p2012u8A.taz

    This is GNU patch 2.0.12u8 with a man page.


rcs56A.taz
rcs56A.Notes

    This is GNU rcs 5.6.  Contains ci, co, indent, merge, rcs, rcsdiff,
    rcsmerge, rlog.  Has man pages and paper.  There are reports that this
    will not work with libc.so.4.1.


sed113A.taz
sed113A.Notes

    This is GNU sed 1.13.  No documentation.


shutl18B.Notes
shutl18B.taz

    Changes from A: The binaries now untar into /bin.

    This is GNU Shell Utilities 1.18.  This file contains the following
    utilities: [, basename, date, dirname, echo, env, expr, false, groups,
    id, logname, nice, nohup, pathchk, printenv, printf, sleep, stty, su,
    tee, test, true, tty, uname, who, whoami, yes.  Has man pages, binaries
    in /bin.


tar1111B.Notes
tar1111B.taz

    Changes from A: Includes my patches so that:
        1) gzip -d is called instead of uncompress -d for uncompressions
        2) gzip is used with the "z" flag (or the --gzip flag)
        3) compress is used with the "Z" flag
        4) if you don't have gzip installed, compress will be used

    This is GNU tar 1.11.1.  IT IS A FSF BETA RELEASE AND HAS NO
    DOCUMENTATION.  Be very careful with this, and look for the 1.12
    release to fix bugs and be more stable.


time14B.taz
time14B.Notes

    Changes from A: the "magnitude of order" bug has been fixed.

    This is GNU time 1.4, which provides more output that the standard
    shell builtin time.  Therefore, I've linked gtime to time, so that this
    command can be accessed.  Has info page.



tput10A.taz
tput10A.Notes

    This is GNU tput 1.0.  Has info page.


txutl14A.Notes
txutl14A.taz

    Changes with version 1.4: cmp removed (in diff), cksum and od added.

    This is GNU Text Utilities 1.4.  This file contains the following
    utilities: cat, cksum, comm, csplit, cut, expand, fold, head, join, nl,
    od, paste, pr, sort, split, sum, tac, tail, tr, unexpand, uniq, wc.
    Has man pages, binaries in /bin.


unz50p1A.Notes
unz50p1A.taz

    This is Info-ZIP's UnZip utility, 5.0p1, a standard DOS-compatible
    unarchiver, containing unzip, zipinfo, and funzip.  Has man pages.


utila-1.3.src.tar.Z
utila13.Notes
utila13.taz

    Changes from 1.2: uudecode and cal have been fixed.

    This is a random collection of NET-2 and other source code, including:
    banner, cal, chsh (which should be setuid to root, but isn't), clear,
    col, colcrt, colrm, column, hexdump, last, mesg, od, passwd (which is
    setuid to root), reset, script, strings, ul, uuencode, uudecode, and
    whereis.  EVERYTHING HAS A MAN PAGE!


utilb-1.0.src.tar.Z
utilb10.Notes
utilb10.taz

    This is a random collection of mostly custom Linux code, which, in
    general, should be in the /bin directory, including: ed, hostname,
    kill, ldd, login, more, setterm, wall, write.  EVERYTHING HAS A MAN
    PAGE!

    **********************************************************************

    BE VERY CAREFUL IF YOU DON'T HAVE libc.so.4.2 INSTALLED!  You may not
    be able to log in!  Check to be sure that the programs work in some
    directory OTHER THAN /bin, *BEFORE* YOU INSTALL THEM.  ESPECIALLY
    LOGIN!

    **********************************************************************


utile-1.1.src.tar.Z
utile11.Notes
utile11.taz

    Changes from 1.0: Has Linus's new fsck, Rick Sladkey's new mount (this
    binary does not have NFS support, but the source code does), and
    Michael K. Johnson's new setserial.

    This is a random collection of mostly custom Linux code, which, in
    general, should be in the /etc directory, including: agetty, clock,
    ctrlaltdel, doshell, fastboot, fasthalt, fdformat, fdisk, frag, fsck,
    halt, kbdrate, makehole, mkfs, mkswap, mount, ramsize, reboot,
    rdev,setfdprm, setserial, shutdown, simpleinit, swapdev, swapon,
    swapoff, sync, umount, update, and vidmode.  EVERYTHING HAS A MAN PAGE!
    Binaries in /etc.
    
    The rdev command can change your kernel image's boot device, swap
    device, ramdisk size, and video mode.  The agetty and simpleinit are
    the "standard" Linux getty and init, but you have to make the links
    yourself, since some people may be using the System V versions, and I
    didn't want the tar to clobber those.  PLEASE BE VERY CAREFUL WITH
    GETTY AND INIT, SINCE THEY CAN MAKE YOUR SYSTEM UNBOOTABLE!

    Most people will have copies of these programs in /bin, and may want to
    keep them there, instead of moving them to /etc (where many people,
    myself and a bunch of manuals included, believe section 8 utilities
    belong).  If you want to keep things in /bin, however, please get the
    source distribution and fix the paths in pathnames.h.  Otherwise,
    things like shutdown won't work correctly.

    **********************************************************************

    BE VERY CAREFUL IF YOU DON'T HAVE libc.so.4.2 INSTALLED!  You may not
    be able to log in!  Check to be sure that the programs work in some
    directory OTHER THAN /etc, *BEFORE* YOU INSTALL THEM.  ESPECIALLY
    AGETTY, SIMPLEINIT, MOUNT, SWAPON, and SYNC!

    **********************************************************************


zip19p1A.Notes
zip19p1A.taz

    This is Info-ZIP's Zip utility, 1.9p1, a standard DOS-compatible
    archiver, containing zip, zipnote, and zipsplit.  Has man page.


zoo210A.Notes
zoo210A.taz

    This is Rahul Dhesi's zoo 2.10, an archiver/unarchiver utility,
    containing zoo and fiz.  Has man pages.

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Bug reports and comments to: fa...@cs.unc.edu

NEW IN THIS RELEASE, as of Mon Feb 15 10:14:52 1993.  Unless otherwise
noted, all binaries will untar into /usr/bin: cd /; gtar zpxvf filename.taz


gzip103A.Notes
gzip103A.taz

    This is GNU gzip 1.0.3, which acts like compress, but which has better
    compression ratios.  It contains gzip, gunzip, zcat, zcmp, zdiff,
    zmore, znew, uncompress, and gzexe (which is for binaries).  The znew
    utility converts *.Z files to *.z files.  All of the z* and uncompress
    utilities will now handle *.Z and *.z files.  Pack format files can now
    be uncompressed.  Has man and info pages, binaries in /bin.  [You may
    have to remove some of the compress links in /bin for the tar file to
    unpack correctly.]



utila-1.4.src.tar.Z
utila14.Notes
utila14.taz

    Changes from 1.3: documentation updated.

    This is a random collection of NET-2 and other source code, including:
    banner, cal, chsh (which should be setuid to root, but isn't), clear,
    col, colcrt, colrm, column, hexdump, last, mesg, od, passwd (which is
    setuid to root), reset, script, strings, ul, uuencode, uudecode, and
    whereis.  EVERYTHING HAS A MAN PAGE!


utilb-1.1.src.tar.Z
utilb11.Notes
utilb11.taz

    Changes from 1.0: ed has a 4096 character buffer [for X11's makedepend]
                      hostname, login, and write are updated from poegl-1.9a

    This is a random collection of mostly custom Linux code, which, in
    general, should be in the /bin directory, including: ed, hostname,
    kill, ldd, login, more, setterm, wall, write.  EVERYTHING HAS A MAN
    PAGE!

    **********************************************************************

    BE VERY CAREFUL IF YOU DON'T HAVE libc.so.4.2 INSTALLED!  You may not
    be able to log in!  Check to be sure that the programs work in some
    directory OTHER THAN /bin, *BEFORE* YOU INSTALL THEM.  ESPECIALLY
    LOGIN!

    **********************************************************************


utile-1.2.src.tar.Z
utile12.Notes
utile12.taz

    Changes from 1.1: agetty and simpleinit updated from poegl-1.9a

    This is a random collection of mostly custom Linux code, which, in
    general, should be in the /etc directory, including: agetty, clock,
    ctrlaltdel, doshell, fastboot, fasthalt, fdformat, fdisk, frag, fsck,
    halt, kbdrate, makehole, mkfs, mkswap, mount, ramsize, reboot,
    rdev,setfdprm, setserial, shutdown, simpleinit, swapdev, swapon,
    swapoff, sync, umount, update, and vidmode.  EVERYTHING HAS A MAN PAGE!
    Binaries in /etc.
    
    The agetty and simpleinit are the "standard" Linux getty and init, but
    you have to make the links yourself, since some people may be using the
    System V versions, and I didn't want the tar to clobber those.  PLEASE
    BE VERY CAREFUL WITH GETTY AND INIT, SINCE THEY CAN MAKE YOUR SYSTEM
    UNBOOTABLE!

    Most people will have copies of these programs in /bin, and may want to
    keep them there, instead of moving them to /etc (where many people,
    myself and a bunch of manuals included, believe section 8 utilities
    belong).  If you want to keep things in /bin, however, please get the
    source distribution and fix the paths in pathnames.h.  Otherwise,
    things like shutdown won't work correctly.

    **********************************************************************

    BE VERY CAREFUL IF YOU DON'T HAVE libc.so.4.2 INSTALLED!  You may not
    be able to log in!  Check to be sure that the programs work in some
    directory OTHER THAN /etc, *BEFORE* YOU INSTALL THEM.  ESPECIALLY
    AGETTY, SIMPLEINIT, MOUNT, SWAPON, and SYNC!

    **********************************************************************



WHAT YOU GET WITH THESE BINARIES:

*.Notes files contain instructions for installing the binary release, and
include step by step instruction of how I built the binary release from
source.  This single file contains the name of the ftp site where I got the
package, how I compiled it, and what patches were needed, if any.  IF YOU
WANT TO COMPILE THE PACKAGE YOURSELF, THIS FILE IS ALL YOU NEED (after you
get the original source distribution, of course).  If any patches were
necessary, the *.Notes file can be fed directly to patch(1), without any
editing.

*.taz files are compressed tar archives contain binaries, man pages and/or
info pages (if available), COPYING, README, etc., files from the original
source distribution, and my:

*.Notes file, described above
*.Dist  file, which was used to built the *.taz file
*.Unins file, which will uninstall most of the binary release (it leaves
              /usr/src/* intact)

The *.taz format files are compatible with the SLS systinstall program,
which can be used to install and uninstall the binary distributions.

If you don't use the SLS program, the *.taz files are ready to 'gtar zpxvf'
into /.



WHY SOME OF THE BINARIES DUMP CORE:

New releases always use the most recent "official" kernel, compiler, and
libraries.  Currently, this is gcc 2.3.3, jump 4.2, and Linux 0.99.5.  Some
older binaries were prepared with gcc 2.2.2d7/jump 4.1, but were tested
with jump 4.2, and may require jump 4.2 to run (i.e., rcs56A.taz).  Often,
if the binary dumps core, an upgrade to the latest library and kernel
release will fix the problem.



WHERE YOU CAN GET THESE BINARIES:

*.Notes files are in the following places:
    ftp.cs.unc.edu:/pub/faith/linux/utils
    tsx-11.mit.edu:/pub/linux/sources/FSF
    sunsite.unc.edu:/pub/Linux/utils

*.taz files are in the following places:
    ftp.cs.unc.edu:/pub/faith/linux/utils
    tsx-11.mit.edu:/pub/linux/binaries/FSF
    sunsite.unc.edu:/pub/Linux/utils

The hard to find (i.e., non-GNU) sources are in the following places:
    ftp.cs.unc.edu:/pub/faith/linux/utils/sources
    tsx-11.mit.edu:?
    sunsite.unc.edu:?

Original source for FSF utilties are in the following places:
    prep.ai.mit.edu:/pub/gnu
    tsx-11.mit.edu:/pub/linux/sources/FSF/from_prep



WHAT'S OLD IN THIS RELEASE:

OLD IN THIS RELEASE, as of Fri Feb 12 08:49:42 1993.  Unless otherwise
noted, all binaries will untar into /usr/bin: cd /; gtar zpxvf filename.taz

agrep-2.04.tar.Z
agrp204A.taz
agrp204A.Notes

    This is Sun Wu and Udi Manber's agrep 2.04.  Has man page.  (The
    postscript papers on agrep are available from cs.arizona.edu:/agrep.)


arc521A.Notes
arc521A.taz

    This is SEA ARC 5.21, a standard DOS-compatible archiver/unarchiver.
    Has man page and notes.


bc102A.taz
bc102A.Notes

    This is GNU bc 1.02 (the GNU version is stand alone, and does not
    require dc for operation).  Has man page.


bsn119A.Notes
bsn119A.taz

    This is GNU Bison 1.19 (a yacc replacement).  Has man and info pages.


cpio22A.taz
cpio22A.Notes

    This is GNU cpio 2.2.  Contains cpio only.  Has man page.


diff21A.taz
diff21A.Notes

    This is GNU GNU diff 2.1, including diff, diff3, sdiff, and cmp.  Has
    info pages.


fgrep11A.taz
fgrep11A.Notes

    This is GNU fgrep 1.1.  No documentation.


file-1.25.tar.Z
file125A.taz
file125A.Notes

    This is Ian Darwin's file 1.25, which H. Lu's magic numbers for Linux.
    Please note that the current file program in use by the 386bsd and
    Linux communities is about 5 years old.  This is the latest one.  Has
    man pages.


find37A.taz
find37A.Notes

    This is GNU find 3.7.  Contains find, xargs, locate, and locate support
    in /usr/lib.  Has man pages.


flex237A.taz
flex237A.Notes

    This is GNU flex 2.3.7.  Contains flex, libfl.a, and flex.skel.  Has
    man pages.


futl34B.Notes
futl34B.taz

    Changes from A: The binaries now untar into /bin.

    This is GNU File Utilities 1.34.  This file contains the following
    utilities: chgrp, chown, chmod, cp, d, dd, df, dir, du, install, ln,
    ls, mkdir, mkfifo, mknod, mv, rm, rmdir, touch, v, and vdir.  Has man
    pages, binaries in /bin.


gawk214A.Notes
gawk214A.taz

    This is GNU Gawk 2.14 (an awk replacement).  gawk passes all of its
    tests except those which involve floating point exceptions, which are
    still broken in Linux.  Has man and info pages.


grep16A.taz
grep16A.Notes

    This is GNU grep 1.6.  Contains grep and egrep.  Has man page.


grof106A.Notes
grof106A.taz

    This is GNU groff 1.06 (a nroff replacement).  This file contains the
    following utilities: addftinfo, afmtodit, geqn, gindxbib, glookbib,
    gpic, grefer, grodvi, groff, grog, grops, grotty, gsoelim, gtbl,
    gtroff, lkbib, pfbtops, psbb, tfmtodit, and gnroff.  The following
    macro packages are included: man, mandoc, mdoc, ms, me, mm, mmse, mps,
    mpspic, mpsatk, mtty, mdvi, and mpic.  Drivers for ascii, postscript,
    and dvi are included.  Has man pages.


indt16A.taz
indt16A.Notes

    This is GNU indent 1.6.  Has man page and info page.


less177A.taz
less177A.Notes

    This is GNU less 1.77.  Contains less, lesskey.  Has man pages and help.


m4-103A.taz
m4-103A.Notes

    This is GNU m4 1.0.0.  Has info pages.


man-1.1.tar.Z
man11B.taz
man11B.Notes

    This is John Eaton's man 1.1, with Rik Faith's makewhatis.  It contains
    man, manpath, apropos, whatis, and /usr/lib/makewhatis.  The makewhatis
    program includes patches similar to those by Mitchum DSouza, which
    allow compressed cat pages to be used to build a whatis database.  The
    bug fixes by Willem Kasdorp have been applied.  Please send me bug
    reports! Has man pages.


mk363B.Notes
mk363B.taz

    Changes from 'A': Patch from rol...@gnu.ai.mit.edu (Roland McGrath) to
    correct the problem of environment variable expansion breaking default
    built in rules.

    This is GNU make 3.63, with man and info pages.  WARNING: Variables are
    no longer automatically exported to the environment when a sub-make is
    started.  The .EXPORT_ALL_VARIABLES: rule or the export directive can
    be added to top level makefiles to get the old behavior.


ncompress-4.2.4.tar.Z
ncmp424A.Notes
ncmp424A.taz

    This is (N)compress 4.2.4 (an improved version of compress 4.1).  This
    untars into /bin, since it is a direct replacement for the currently
    distributed compress.  Has man pages.


p2012u8A.Notes
p2012u8A.taz

    This is GNU patch 2.0.12u8 with a man page.


rcs56A.taz
rcs56A.Notes

    This is GNU rcs 5.6.  Contains ci, co, indent, merge, rcs, rcsdiff,
    rcsmerge, rlog.  Has man pages and paper.  There are reports that this
    will not work with libc.so.4.1.


sed113A.taz
sed113A.Notes

    This is GNU sed 1.13.  No documentation.


shutl18B.Notes
shutl18B.taz

    Changes from A: The binaries now untar into /bin.

    This is GNU Shell Utilities 1.18.  This file contains the following
    utilities: [, basename, date, dirname, echo, env, expr, false, groups,
    id, logname, nice, nohup, pathchk, printenv, printf, sleep, stty, su,
    tee, test, true, tty, uname, who, whoami, yes.  Has man pages, binaries
    in /bin.


tar1111B.Notes
tar1111B.taz

    Changes from A: Includes my patches so that:
        1) gzip -d is called instead of uncompress -d for uncompressions
        2) gzip is used with the "z" flag (or the --gzip flag)
        3) compress is used with the "Z" flag
        4) if you don't have gzip installed, compress will be used

    This is GNU tar 1.11.1.  IT IS A FSF BETA RELEASE AND HAS NO
    DOCUMENTATION.  Be very careful with this, and look for the 1.12
    release to fix bugs and be more stable.


time14B.taz
time14B.Notes

    Changes from A: the "magnitude of order" bug has been fixed.

    This is GNU time 1.4, which provides more output that the standard
    shell builtin time.  Therefore, I've linked gtime to time, so that this
    command can be accessed.  Has info page.



tput10A.taz
tput10A.Notes

    This is GNU tput 1.0.  Has info page.


txutl14A.Notes
txutl14A.taz

    Changes with version 1.4: cmp removed (in diff), cksum and od added.

    This is GNU Text Utilities 1.4.  This file contains the following
    utilities: cat, cksum, comm, csplit, cut, expand, fold, head, join, nl,
    od, paste, pr, sort, split, sum, tac, tail, tr, unexpand, uniq, wc.
    Has man pages, binaries in /bin.


unz50p1A.Notes
unz50p1A.taz

    This is Info-ZIP's UnZip utility, 5.0p1, a standard DOS-compatible
    unarchiver, containing unzip, zipinfo, and funzip.  Has man pages.


zip19p1A.Notes
zip19p1A.taz

    This is Info-ZIP's Zip utility, 1.9p1, a standard DOS-compatible
    archiver, containing zip, zipnote, and zipsplit.  Has man page.


zoo210A.Notes
zoo210A.taz

    This is Rahul Dhesi's zoo 2.10, an archiver/unarchiver utility,
    containing zoo and fiz.  Has man pages.


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ANNOUNCE: BINARIES UPLOADED!

Bug reports and comments to: fa...@cs.unc.edu

NEW IN THIS RELEASE, as of Tue Mar  2 09:21:34 1993.  Unless otherwise
noted, all binaries will untar into /usr/bin: cd /; gtar zpxvf filename.taz


diff22A.taz
diff22A.Notes

    This is GNU GNU diff 2.2, including diff, diff3, sdiff, and cmp.  Has
    info pages.


flex238A.taz
flex238A.Notes

    This is GNU flex 2.3.8.  Contains flex, libfl.a, and flex.skel.  Has
    man pages.


gzip104A.Notes
gzip104A.taz

    This is GNU gzip 1.0.3, which acts like compress, but which has better
    compression ratios.  It contains gzip, gunzip, zcat, zcmp, zdiff,
    zmore, znew, zforce, and gzexe (which is for binaries).  No longer
    containes uncompress.  Remember to remove /bin/zcat and /bin/zmore
    before installation.


utilb-1.2.src.tar.Z
utilb12.Notes
utilb12.taz

    Changes from 1.1: new login from poegl-1.11

    This is a random collection of mostly custom Linux code, which, in
    general, should be in the /bin directory, including: ed, hostname,
    kill, ldd, login, more, setterm, wall, write.  EVERYTHING HAS A MAN
    PAGE!

    **********************************************************************

    BE VERY CAREFUL IF YOU DON'T HAVE libc.so.4.3 INSTALLED!  You may not
    be able to log in!  Check to be sure that the programs work in some
    directory OTHER THAN /bin, *BEFORE* YOU INSTALL THEM.  ESPECIALLY
    LOGIN!

    **********************************************************************


utile-1.3.src.tar.Z
utile13.Notes
utile13.taz

    Changes from 1.2: agetty and simpleinit updated from poegl-1.11
                      mkfs and fsck support 14 and 30 character minixfs
                      [currently for ALPHA diffs only, but probably for
                      Linux 0.99.7]

    This is a random collection of mostly custom Linux code, which, in
    general, should be in the /etc directory, including: agetty, clock,
    ctrlaltdel, doshell, fastboot, fasthalt, fdformat, fdisk, frag, fsck,
    halt, kbdrate, makehole, mkfs, mkswap, mount, ramsize, reboot,
    rdev,setfdprm, setserial, shutdown, simpleinit, swapdev, swapon,
    swapoff, sync, umount, update, and vidmode.  EVERYTHING HAS A MAN PAGE!
    Binaries in /etc.
    
    The agetty and simpleinit are the "standard" Linux getty and init, but
    you have to make the links yourself, since some people may be using the
    System V versions, and I didn't want the tar to clobber those.  PLEASE
    BE VERY CAREFUL WITH GETTY AND INIT, SINCE THEY CAN MAKE YOUR SYSTEM
    UNBOOTABLE!

    Most people will have copies of these programs in /bin, and may want to
    keep them there, instead of moving them to /etc (where many people,
    myself and a bunch of manuals included, believe section 8 utilities
    belong).  If you want to keep things in /bin, however, please get the
    source distribution and fix the paths in pathnames.h.  Otherwise,
    things like shutdown won't work correctly.

    **********************************************************************

    BE VERY CAREFUL IF YOU DON'T HAVE libc.so.4.3 INSTALLED!  You may not
    be able to log in!  Check to be sure that the programs work in some
    directory OTHER THAN /etc, *BEFORE* YOU INSTALL THEM.  ESPECIALLY
    AGETTY, SIMPLEINIT, MOUNT, SWAPON, and SYNC!

    **********************************************************************



WHAT YOU GET WITH THESE BINARIES:

*.Notes files contain instructions for installing the binary release, and
include step by step instruction of how I built the binary release from
source.  This single file contains the name of the ftp site where I got the
package, how I compiled it, and what patches were needed, if any.  IF YOU
WANT TO COMPILE THE PACKAGE YOURSELF, THIS FILE IS ALL YOU NEED (after you
get the original source distribution, of course).  If any patches were
necessary, the *.Notes file can be fed directly to patch(1), without any
editing.

*.taz files are compressed tar archives contain binaries, man pages and/or
info pages (if available), COPYING, README, etc., files from the original
source distribution, and my:

*.Notes file, described above
*.Dist  file, which was used to built the *.taz file
*.Unins file, which will uninstall most of the binary release (it leaves
              /usr/src/* intact)

The *.taz format files are compatible with the SLS systinstall program,
which can be used to install and uninstall the binary distributions.

If you don't use the SLS program, the *.taz files are ready to 'gtar zpxvf'
into /.



WHY SOME OF THE BINARIES DUMP CORE:

New releases always use the most recent "official" kernel, compiler, and
libraries.  Currently, this is gcc 2.3.3, jump 4.2, and Linux 0.99.5.  Some
older binaries were prepared with gcc 2.2.2d7/jump 4.1, but were tested
with jump 4.2, and may require jump 4.2 to run (i.e., rcs56A.taz).  Often,
if the binary dumps core, an upgrade to the latest library and kernel
release will fix the problem.



WHERE YOU CAN GET THESE BINARIES:

*.Notes files are in the following places:
    ftp.cs.unc.edu:/pub/faith/linux/utils
    tsx-11.mit.edu:/pub/linux/sources/FSF
    sunsite.unc.edu:/pub/Linux/utils

*.taz files are in the following places:
    ftp.cs.unc.edu:/pub/faith/linux/utils
    tsx-11.mit.edu:/pub/linux/binaries/FSF
    sunsite.unc.edu:/pub/Linux/utils

The hard to find (i.e., non-GNU) sources are in the following places:
    ftp.cs.unc.edu:/pub/faith/linux/utils/sources
    tsx-11.mit.edu:?
    sunsite.unc.edu:?

Original source for FSF utilties are in the following places:
    prep.ai.mit.edu:/pub/gnu
    tsx-11.mit.edu:/pub/linux/sources/FSF/from_prep



WHAT'S OLD IN THIS RELEASE:

OLD IN THIS RELEASE, as of Mon Feb 15 10:14:52 1993.  Unless otherwise
noted, all binaries will untar into /usr/bin: cd /; gtar zpxvf filename.taz

agrep-2.04.tar.Z
agrp204A.taz
agrp204A.Notes

    This is Sun Wu and Udi Manber's agrep 2.04.  Has man page.  (The
    postscript papers on agrep are available from cs.arizona.edu:/agrep.)


arc521A.Notes
arc521A.taz

    This is SEA ARC 5.21, a standard DOS-compatible archiver/unarchiver.
    Has man page and notes.


bc102A.taz
bc102A.Notes

    This is GNU bc 1.02 (the GNU version is stand alone, and does not
    require dc for operation).  Has man page.


bsn119A.Notes
bsn119A.taz

    This is GNU Bison 1.19 (a yacc replacement).  Has man and info pages.


cpio22A.taz
cpio22A.Notes

    This is GNU cpio 2.2.  Contains cpio only.  Has man page.


fgrep11A.taz
fgrep11A.Notes

    This is GNU fgrep 1.1.  No documentation.


file-1.25.tar.Z
file125A.taz
file125A.Notes

    This is Ian Darwin's file 1.25, which H. Lu's magic numbers for Linux.
    Please note that the current file program in use by the 386bsd and
    Linux communities is about 5 years old.  This is the latest one.  Has
    man pages.


find37A.taz
find37A.Notes

    This is GNU find 3.7.  Contains find, xargs, locate, and locate support
    in /usr/lib.  Has man pages.


futl34B.Notes
futl34B.taz

    Changes from A: The binaries now untar into /bin.

    This is GNU File Utilities 1.34.  This file contains the following
    utilities: chgrp, chown, chmod, cp, d, dd, df, dir, du, install, ln,
    ls, mkdir, mkfifo, mknod, mv, rm, rmdir, touch, v, and vdir.  Has man
    pages, binaries in /bin.


gawk214A.Notes
gawk214A.taz

    This is GNU Gawk 2.14 (an awk replacement).  gawk passes all of its
    tests except those which involve floating point exceptions, which are
    still broken in Linux.  Has man and info pages.


grep16A.taz
grep16A.Notes

    This is GNU grep 1.6.  Contains grep and egrep.  Has man page.


grof106A.Notes
grof106A.taz

    This is GNU groff 1.06 (a nroff replacement).  This file contains the
    following utilities: addftinfo, afmtodit, geqn, gindxbib, glookbib,
    gpic, grefer, grodvi, groff, grog, grops, grotty, gsoelim, gtbl,
    gtroff, lkbib, pfbtops, psbb, tfmtodit, and gnroff.  The following
    macro packages are included: man, mandoc, mdoc, ms, me, mm, mmse, mps,
    mpspic, mpsatk, mtty, mdvi, and mpic.  Drivers for ascii, postscript,
    and dvi are included.  Has man pages.


indt16A.taz
indt16A.Notes

    This is GNU indent 1.6.  Has man page and info page.


less177A.taz
less177A.Notes

    This is GNU less 1.77.  Contains less, lesskey.  Has man pages and help.


m4-103A.taz
m4-103A.Notes

    This is GNU m4 1.0.0.  Has info pages.


man-1.1.tar.Z
man11B.taz
man11B.Notes

    This is John Eaton's man 1.1, with Rik Faith's makewhatis.  It contains
    man, manpath, apropos, whatis, and /usr/lib/makewhatis.  The makewhatis
    program includes patches similar to those by Mitchum DSouza, which
    allow compressed cat pages to be used to build a whatis database.  The
    bug fixes by Willem Kasdorp have been applied.  Please send me bug
    reports! Has man pages.


mk363B.Notes
mk363B.taz

    Changes from 'A': Patch from rol...@gnu.ai.mit.edu (Roland McGrath) to
    correct the problem of environment variable expansion breaking default
    built in rules.

    This is GNU make 3.63, with man and info pages.  WARNING: Variables are
    no longer automatically exported to the environment when a sub-make is
    started.  The .EXPORT_ALL_VARIABLES: rule or the export directive can
    be added to top level makefiles to get the old behavior.


ncompress-4.2.4.tar.Z
ncmp424A.Notes
ncmp424A.taz

    This is (N)compress 4.2.4 (an improved version of compress 4.1).  This
    untars into /bin, since it is a direct replacement for the currently
    distributed compress.  Has man pages.


p2012u8A.Notes
p2012u8A.taz

    This is GNU patch 2.0.12u8 with a man page.


rcs56A.taz
rcs56A.Notes

    This is GNU rcs 5.6.  Contains ci, co, indent, merge, rcs, rcsdiff,
    rcsmerge, rlog.  Has man pages and paper.  There are reports that this
    will not work with libc.so.4.1.


sed113A.taz
sed113A.Notes

    This is GNU sed 1.13.  No documentation.


shutl18B.Notes
shutl18B.taz

    Changes from A: The binaries now untar into /bin.

    This is GNU Shell Utilities 1.18.  This file contains the following
    utilities: [, basename, date, dirname, echo, env, expr, false, groups,
    id, logname, nice, nohup, pathchk, printenv, printf, sleep, stty, su,
    tee, test, true, tty, uname, who, whoami, yes.  Has man pages, binaries
    in /bin.


tar1111B.Notes
tar1111B.taz

    Changes from A: Includes my patches so that:
        1) gzip -d is called instead of uncompress -d for uncompressions
        2) gzip is used with the "z" flag (or the --gzip flag)
        3) compress is used with the "Z" flag
        4) if you don't have gzip installed, compress will be used

    This is GNU tar 1.11.1.  IT IS A FSF BETA RELEASE AND HAS NO
    DOCUMENTATION.  Be very careful with this, and look for the 1.12
    release to fix bugs and be more stable.


time14B.taz
time14B.Notes

    Changes from A: the "magnitude of order" bug has been fixed.

    This is GNU time 1.4, which provides more output that the standard
    shell builtin time.  Therefore, I've linked gtime to time, so that this
    command can be accessed.  Has info page.



tput10A.taz
tput10A.Notes

    This is GNU tput 1.0.  Has info page.


txutl14A.Notes
txutl14A.taz

    Changes with version 1.4: cmp removed (in diff), cksum and od added.

    This is GNU Text Utilities 1.4.  This file contains the following
    utilities: cat, cksum, comm, csplit, cut, expand, fold, head, join, nl,
    od, paste, pr, sort, split, sum, tac, tail, tr, unexpand, uniq, wc.
    Has man pages, binaries in /bin.


unz50p1A.Notes
unz50p1A.taz

    This is Info-ZIP's UnZip utility, 5.0p1, a standard DOS-compatible
    unarchiver, containing unzip, zipinfo, and funzip.  Has man pages.


zip19p1A.Notes
zip19p1A.taz

    This is Info-ZIP's Zip utility, 1.9p1, a standard DOS-compatible
    archiver, containing zip, zipnote, and zipsplit.  Has man page.


zoo210A.Notes
zoo210A.taz

    This is Rahul Dhesi's zoo 2.10, an archiver/unarchiver utility,
    containing zoo and fiz.  Has man pages.


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What I tell you three times is true.  --Dodgson

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Bug reports and comments to: fa...@cs.unc.edu

As of Sun Mar 14 09:28:19 1993.  Unless otherwise noted, all binaries will
untar into /usr/bin: cd /; gtar zpxvf filename.taz

linux.words.tar.z

    gzip'd tar file containing a freely distributable /usr/dict/words file
    for Linux.  Based on Tanenbaum's minix.dict file and Jorge Stolfi's
    DEC-SRC-92-04-05 freely distributable word lists.  Instructions to
    build linux.words from the original words lists is included.  This file
    is perfect for use with the look(1) program in utila.


flex238B.taz
flex238B.Notes

    Changes from 'A': Man page is now correct.

    This is GNU flex 2.3.7.  Contains flex, libfl.a, and flex.skel.  Has
    man pages.


utila-1.5.src.tar.Z
utila15.Notes
utila15.taz

    Changes from 1.4: look and logger added.

    This is a random collection of NET-2 and other source code, including:
    banner, cal, chsh (which should be setuid to root, but isn't), clear,
    col, colcrt, colrm, column, hexdump, last, logger, look, mesg, od,
    passwd (which is setuid to root), reset, script, strings, ul, uuencode,
    uudecode, and whereis.  EVERYTHING HAS A MAN PAGE!


utilb-1.3.src.tar.Z
utilb13.Notes
utilb13.taz

    Changes from 1.2: wall and write are now the BSD versions; man page fixes.

    This is a random collection of mostly custom Linux code, which, in
    general, should be in the /bin directory, including: ed, hostname,
    kill, ldd, login, more, setterm, wall, write.  EVERYTHING HAS A MAN
    PAGE!

    **********************************************************************

    BE VERY CAREFUL IF YOU DON'T HAVE libc.so.4.3.2 INSTALLED!  You may not
    be able to log in!  Check to be sure that the programs work in some
    directory OTHER THAN /bin, *BEFORE* YOU INSTALL THEM.  ESPECIALLY
    LOGIN!

    **********************************************************************


utile-1.4.src.tar.Z
utile14.Notes
utile14.taz

    Changes from 1.3: New port of BSD syslogd!
                      Latest mount stuff; mkswap fix; man page fixes
                      mkfs supports 30 character minixfs with 0.99.7

    This is a random collection of mostly custom Linux code, which, in
    general, should be in the /etc directory, including: agetty, clock,
    ctrlaltdel, doshell, fastboot, fasthalt, fdformat, fdisk, frag, fsck,
    halt, kbdrate, makehole, mkfs, mkswap, mount, ramsize, reboot,
    rdev,setfdprm, setserial, shutdown, simpleinit, swapdev, swapon,
    swapoff, sync, syslogd, umount, update, and vidmode.  EVERYTHING HAS A
    MAN PAGE!  Binaries in /etc.

    Most people will have copies of these programs in /bin, and may want to
    keep them there, instead of moving them to /etc (where many people,
    myself and a bunch of manuals included, believe section 8 utilities
    belong).  If you want to keep things in /bin, however, please get the
    source distribution and fix the paths in pathnames.h.  Otherwise,
    things like shutdown won't work correctly.

    **********************************************************************

    BE VERY CAREFUL IF YOU DON'T HAVE libc.so.4.3.2 INSTALLED!  You may not
    be able to log in!  Check to be sure that the programs work in some
    directory OTHER THAN /etc, *BEFORE* YOU INSTALL THEM.  ESPECIALLY
    AGETTY, SIMPLEINIT, MOUNT, SWAPON, and SYNC!

    **********************************************************************


WHAT YOU GET WITH THESE BINARIES:

*.Notes files contain instructions for installing the binary release, and
include step by step instruction of how I built the binary release from
source.  This single file contains the name of the ftp site where I got the
package, how I compiled it, and what patches were needed, if any.  IF YOU
WANT TO COMPILE THE PACKAGE YOURSELF, THIS FILE IS ALL YOU NEED (after you
get the original source distribution, of course).  If any patches were
necessary, the *.Notes file can be fed directly to patch(1), without any
editing.

*.taz files are compressed tar archives contain binaries, man pages and/or
info pages (if available), COPYING, README, etc., files from the original
source distribution, and my:

*.Notes file, described above
*.Dist  file, which was used to built the *.taz file
*.Unins file, which will uninstall most of the binary release (it leaves
              /usr/src/* intact)

The *.taz format files are compatible with the SLS systinstall program,
which can be used to install and uninstall the binary distributions.

If you don't use the SLS program, the *.taz files are ready to 'gtar zpxvf'
into /.



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From: fa...@cs.unc.edu (Rik Faith)
Newsgroups: comp.os.linux.announce
Subject: [ANNOUNCE] utile-1.5 now available
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Bug reports and comments to: fa...@cs.unc.edu

To install: cd /; gtar zpxvf utile-1.5.bin.tar.z

utile-1.5.src.tar.z
utile-1.5.Notes
utile-1.5.bin.tar.z

    Changes from 1.4: fdisk 1.3, INCLUDING DOCUMENTATION!
                      agetty and simpleinit updated from poeigl-1.16b
                      (Changes to rdev and fsck have *NOT* been made.
                       Look for another release soon.)

    This is a random collection of mostly custom Linux code, which, in
    general, should be in the /etc directory, including: agetty, clock,
    ctrlaltdel, doshell, fastboot, fasthalt, fdformat, fdisk, frag, fsck,
    halt, kbdrate, makehole, mkfs, mkswap, mount, ramsize, reboot,
    rdev,setfdprm, setserial, shutdown, simpleinit, swapdev, swapon,
    swapoff, sync, syslogd, umount, update, and vidmode.  EVERYTHING HAS A
    MAN PAGE!  Binaries in /etc.

    Most people will have copies of these programs in /bin, and may want to
    keep them there, instead of moving them to /etc (where many people,
    myself and a bunch of manuals included, believe section 8 utilities
    belong).  If you want to keep things in /bin, however, please get the
    source distribution and fix the paths in pathnames.h.  Otherwise,
    things like shutdown won't work correctly.

    **********************************************************************

    BE VERY CAREFUL IF YOU DON'T HAVE libc.so.4.3.3 INSTALLED!  You may not
    be able to log in!  Check to be sure that the programs work in some
    directory OTHER THAN /etc, *BEFORE* YOU INSTALL THEM.  ESPECIALLY
    AGETTY, SIMPLEINIT, MOUNT, SWAPON, and SYNC!

    **********************************************************************

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