[arch-dev-public] [signoff] coreutils 8.4-3
dieter at plaetinck.be
Wed Apr 14 12:42:47 EDT 2010
On Tue, 13 Apr 2010 14:11:43 +0200
Andrea Scarpino <andrea at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On Tuesday 13 April 2010 14:04:44 Allan McRae wrote:
> > This changes /usr/bin/[ from a symlink to /usr/bin/test to the
> > actual binary provided upstream. The use of the symlink has been
> > in Arch for ages (probably for ever), but I can not see what this
> > change will break. Having the symlink does break some stuff
> > (FS#19063). Note that Fedora moved from the symlink to the binary
> > for "[" in 2004.
> > Signoff both,
> > Allan
> signoff x86_64
so what exactly does the binary do? is it an exact copy
of /usr/bin/test, is it a small program that does exec(), or .. ?
I downloaded the 8.4 tarball but couldn't quickly find the answer.
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