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bug#5987: ready for 8.5?

From: Pádraig Brady
Subject: bug#5987: ready for 8.5?
Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2010 09:38:14 +0100
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On 20/04/10 23:17, Pádraig Brady wrote:
> On 20/04/10 17:58, Jim Meyering wrote:
>> With today's sort fix, in spite of it being for the
>> obsolete option format, I'm inclined to release coreutils-8.5.
>> Do any of you know of pending problems you'd like to see fixed in 8.5?
> No bugs outstanding for me and nothing seems pending at:
> http://debbugs.gnu.org/cgi/pkgreport.cgi?package=coreutils
> I'm sitting on features, some done, all mostly done,
> so perhaps now is a good time to stabilize before
> throwing those into the mix.
> It has been just over 3 months since the last release.

In view of the pending release, how about this NEWS fixup?

commit 7dc398a30f9edee4af9d0676d7c682db0f83fa8d
Author: Pádraig Brady <address@hidden>
Date:   Wed Apr 21 07:50:39 2010 +0100

    maint: update a couple of NEWS items for the pending release

    * NEWS: Mention that cp and mv from the previous release did
    not support preserving extended attributes (fixed in e489fd04).
    Improve the grammar for the "cp capabilities" item.

diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index 32ea392..c27419c 100644
--- a/NEWS
+++ b/NEWS
@@ -4,7 +4,10 @@ GNU coreutils NEWS                                    -*- 
outline -*-

 ** Bug fixes

-  cp now preserves "capabilities" also when preserving file ownership.
+  cp and mv once again support preserving extended attributes.
+  [bug introduced in coreutils-8.4]
+  cp now preserves "capabilities" when also preserving file ownership.

   ls --color once again honors the 'NORMAL' dircolors directive.
   [bug introduced in coreutils-6.11]

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