[Remind-Fans] Please test Remind 3.1.9-to-be

Jostein Berntsen jbernts at broadpark.no
Thu Apr 22 12:16:02 EDT 2010

On 21.04.10,17:15, David F. Skoll wrote:
> Hi,
> Old (ancient) versions of Remind had a "purge mode" that would
> automatically remove expired reminders from your .reminders files.  With
> the release of 3.0.0, this mode went away because there was no reliable
> way to tell if something had truly expired.
> (If you don't understand why, consider this...
>    SET year shell("cat secretfile")
>    REM 1 Jan [year] MSG boo
> )
> Anyway... I've committed to git a version of Remind that reinstates
> purge mode.  It can handle most simple reminders and lets you know when
> it thinks something might have expired but can't know for sure.  To try
> it out:
>          git clone http://git.roaringpenguin.com/Remind.git
> (or "git pull" if you've cloned in the past.)
> I'd appreciate feedback.  Here are all the WHATSNEW changes.
> Regards,
> David.
> * Version 3.1 Patch 9 - as yet unreleased.
> - MAJOR ENHANCEMENT: New "purge mode" to delete expired reminders.  See
>   the PURGE MODE section of the remind man page.
> - ENHANCEMENT: Support DURATION in TkRemind.  Thanks to Marek Marczykowski.
> - BUG FIX: Don't change the order of PS and PSFILE reminders.  Bug found
>   by John McGowan.
> - BUG FIX: "REM 1990-01-01 SATISFY 1" would yield a spurious parse error
>   in earlier versions of Remind.
> - BUG FIX: Yom HaShoah is moved to Thursday if it would normally fall on
>   a Friday.  Thanks to Jonathan Kamens for pointing this out.

Great! Has started testing today. Compiling it was certainly very 


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