[arch-dev-public] [signoff] coreutils-7.5

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Mon Aug 24 18:25:38 EDT 2009

Jan de Groot wrote:
> On Tue, 2009-08-25 at 00:10 +1000, Allan McRae wrote:
>> upstream update
>> remove autoconf patch (no longer needed)
>> add utimensat patch to make compatible with kernels earlier than 2.6.22
>> build against and add libcap dep
>> Allan
> Without that patch, what kernels does coreutils support then? Since udev
> breaks with pretty much everything below 2.6.24, I don't think it's
> useful to patch packages to support anything below 2.6.24.

It breaks support for kernels below 2.6.22.  As our glibc supports 
2.6.18 and above and people can have a static dev, so I thought this was 
a good patch to include.  Anyway, it is an upstream patch, so the next 
release will make this moot...


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