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Re: no feedback on snapshot? coreutils-7.5 coming soon

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: no feedback on snapshot? coreutils-7.5 coming soon
Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2009 14:54:09 +0200

Pádraig Brady wrote:
> Jim Meyering wrote:
>> AFAIK, I am the only one who has built the latest snapshot:
>>     http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.gnu.coreutils.bugs/17604
>> Though it's been only two days.
>> Unless I hear of new bug reports or portability problems soon,
>> expect coreutils-7.5 to be released in the next few days.
> checks pass on Fedora 11 and Ubuntu 7.10
> 2 failures on Fedora Core 5 due to copy::utimensat_if_possible() failing with:
> $ (cd tests && make check TESTS=cp/abuse VERBOSE=yes)
> cp: preserving times for `c/1': No such file or directory
> $ (cd tests && make check TESTS=mv/part-symlink VERBOSE=yes)
> mv: preserving times for `loc_reg': Too many levels of symbolic links

Thanks for the testing and report!
Are these new failures?  If they are, it might be worth fixing.
Otherwise, FC5 is so old that I won't worry.

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