coreutils-6.11-1 in release-2 area

Corinna Vinschen
Thu May 22 20:28:00 GMT 2008

On May 22 15:56, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Thu, May 22, 2008 at 09:28:19PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On May 22 13:56, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >> While we're talking about coreutils, it would be a good idea to use the
> >> latest Cygwin from CVS when testing coreutils further(*).  cp baild out
> >> on me because it used a NULL pathname in calls to futimesat, which I'd
> >> consider a bug in coreutils, but the Linux man page gives away that this
> >> is a GLIBC extension.  I fixed that in CVS so futimesat can now do its
> >> job (hopefully) correctly withe NULL pathname as well.
> >> [...]
> >> (*) I guess I have to upload yet another 1.7 version before I'm really
> >>     off on vacation...
> >
> >FYI, I've uploaded a 1.7.0-15 to release-2 which fixes this as well as a
> >related internal error in Cygwin which was caused by getting an EFAULT
> >due to the NULL pathname.  It also contains your strchr patch and the
> >setfacl changes discussed on the main list.
> It will also contain my removal of the strchr from cygwin's string.h
> which should have the effect of causing cygwin to use gcc's built-in
> version of strchr.

Oh, surprise!  I thought Cygwin would use Eric's version now.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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