On 9/26/19 4:40 PM, Jeffrey Walton wrote:
it at https://github.com/coreutils/coreutils/tree/master/src.
That's a clone. The canonical upstream is at:
While we don't mind the fact that a downstream clone exists, it is at
least worth pointing out the GNU stance on github (it unfortunately has
the current limitation of requiring users to run non-free software, and
thus should not be the canonical upstream of any GNU software):
I thought https://github.com/coreutils/coreutils belonged to
Coreutils. I did not realize someone name-squatted on you.
No one has name-squatted. For those brave enough to visit the github
site in spite of its non-free software, you can quickly ascertain that
the developers in charge of the 'coreutils' name are also frequent
contributors to this list, and set up the mirror as a courtesy to people
who don't care quite as much about software freedoms. But just because
the mirror exists doesn't mean we have to advertise it.
Eric Blake, Principal Software Engineer
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