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Re: DF issue
Re: DF issue
Thu, 29 Nov 2007 22:28:52 -0700
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Please keep replies on the list, so that others may chime in.
According to Sam Norris on 11/29/2007 8:40 PM:
>> It appears you are using a Windows-based compilation. What version are
>> you using, and where did you obtain the binary? Perhaps upgrading to the
>> latest version (coreutils 6.9) would help in this case. It is also likely
>> a windows-specific porting bug, where you may be better off reporting to
>> the place where you got the df binary.
> My apologies - its been awhile since I requested software assistance
> Yes, it was Windows-based - from the GnuWin32 coreutils dated 4/21/05,
> from Sourceforge. It seems to be the most recent.
No, GnuWin32 is notoriously out of date and buggy. They are not doing
anyone a service by sticking with old buggy software.
> I also think it likely that Windows was 'improving' on the application
> - I just thought it was curious enough to report.
Consider using cygwin instead (see cygwin.com for downloads). I can
personally vouch for the cygwin port of df(1) giving as accurate results
as possible for all types of Windows drives, as I maintain that port.
Don't work too hard, make some time for fun as well!
Eric Blake address@hidden
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- DF issue, Sam Norris, 2007/11/29
- Re: DF issue, Eric Blake, 2007/11/29
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