[arch-dev-public] [signoff] coreutils-8.7-1
jan.steffens at gmail.com
Sun Nov 14 17:02:26 CET 2010
On Sun, Nov 14, 2010 at 2:43 AM, Allan McRae <allan at archlinux.org> wrote:
> Upstream update.
> Signoff both,
> * Noteworthy changes in release 8.7 (2010-11-13) [stable]
> ** Bug fixes
> cp, install, mv, and touch no longer crash when setting file times
> on Solaris 10 Update 9 [Solaris PatchID 144488 and newer expose a
> latent bug introduced in coreutils 8.1, and possibly a second latent
> bug going at least as far back as coreutils 5.97]
> csplit no longer corrupts heap when writing more than 999 files,
> nor does it leak memory for every chunk of input processed
> [the bugs were present in the initial implementation]
> tail -F once again notices changes in a currently unavailable
> remote directory [bug introduced in coreutils-7.5]
> ** Changes in behavior
> cp --attributes-only now completely overrides --reflink.
> Previously a reflink was needlessly attempted.
> stat's %X, %Y, and %Z directives once again print only the integer
> part of seconds since the epoch. This reverts a change from
> coreutils-8.6, that was deemed unnecessarily disruptive. To obtain
> a nanosecond-precision floating point time stamp for %X use %.X;
> if you want (say) just 3 fractional digits, use %.3X. Likewise
> for %Y and %Z.
> stat's new %W format directive would print floating point seconds.
> However, with the above change to %X, %Y and %Z, we've made %W work
> the same way as the others.
Works for me, signoff both.
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