[arch-dev-public] [signoff] coreutils-8.14-1

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Wed Oct 12 09:00:34 EDT 2011

Upstream update.

Signoff both,

* Noteworthy changes in release 8.14 (2011-10-12) [stable]

** Bug fixes

   ls --dereference no longer outputs erroneous "argetm" strings for
   dangling symlinks when an 'ln=target' entry is in $LS_COLORS.
   [bug introduced in fileutils-4.0]

   ls -lL symlink once again properly prints "+" when the referent has 
an ACL.
   [bug introduced in coreutils-8.13]

   sort -g no longer infloops for certain inputs containing NaNs
   [bug introduced in coreutils-8.5]

** Improvements

   md5sum --check now supports the -r format from the corresponding BSD 
   This also affects sha1sum, sha224sum, sha384sum and sha512sum.

   pwd now works also on systems without openat.  On such systems, pwd
   would fail when run from a directory whose absolute name contained
   more than PATH_MAX / 3 components.  The df, stat and readlink programs
   are also affected due to their use of the canonicalize_* functions.

** Changes in behavior

   timeout now only processes the first signal received from the set
   it is handling (SIGTERM, SIGINT, ...).  This is to support systems that
   implicitly create threads for some timer functions (like GNU/kFreeBSD).

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