Status on coreutils?

Christopher Faylor
Fri Apr 2 16:00:00 GMT 2004

On Fri, Apr 02, 2004 at 04:12:22PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Apr  2 08:02, Mark Blackburn wrote:
>> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> >Huh?  What should be the reason for this?  The recursive commands from
>> >fileutils are runnning fine under 1.5.9.  And I have a local build of
>> >coreutils which also doesn't have problems under 1.5.9.
>> >
>> fileutils is irrelevent because the recursion code was overhauled (the 
>> bds fts library is used). My local build of coreutils gives me problems 
>> for chgrp -R, I'm assuming there are problems with other commands:
>> [...]
>> mark@althor ~/src/coreutils/coreutils-5.2.0/.build/src
>> $ chgrp.exe -R None d
>> mark@althor ~/src/coreutils/coreutils-5.2.0/.build/src
>> $ ./chgrp.exe -R None d
>> ./chgrp: `d': No such file or directory
>That only happens on the second call?
>> $ ./chgrp.exe --version
>> chgrp (coreutils) 5.2.0
>> Written by David MacKenzie and Jim Meyering.
>Hmm, my coretutils is somewhat older, version 5.0.  The code review must
>have happened between 5.0 and 5.2.
>What's the actual reason that that happens?

Looks like a getopt "problem" to me.

Hmm.  Maybe if we wait long enough a snapshot will solve the problem!

So, Corinna just relax.


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