Bug 57861 - Replace "cal" with GNU cal
Replace "cal" with GNU cal
Status: CLOSED DEFERRED
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: util-linux (Show other bugs)
7.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Elliot Lee
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2001-12-28 14:16 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-01-24 16:26:54 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2001-12-28 14:16:06 EST
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Description of problem:
GNU cal should be a drop-in replacement for "cal", but has more features
such as internationalisation/localisation, support for lots of holidays,
and proper documentation as well.

I think a "gcal" RPM used to be part of PowerTools.
Comment 1 Need Real Name 2002-01-24 16:26:49 EST
After discussion it seems as if GNU cal is not sufficiently compatible with 
"cal" to replace it, but adding it as a new RPM would be nice.  The binaries 
have different names ("gcal" vs "cal") so this shouldn't be a problem.
Comment 2 Elliot Lee 2002-01-29 15:34:27 EST
I don't think we can include gcal now, sorry. (This is certainly subject to
change in the future if needed.)

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