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Findutils 4.2.1 is released on alpha.gnu.org

From: James Youngman
Subject: Findutils 4.2.1 is released on alpha.gnu.org
Date: Sun, 17 Oct 2004 15:48:38 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.3.28i

Following hot on the heels of yesterday's 4.2.0 release, we have a
findutils 4.2.1 release.  The main change in 4.2.1 is that I
discovered that a problem I had been unable to reproduce was caused by
the fact that the findutils configure script was accepting the use of
a system fnmatch() function even though the real dependency was on
having a GNU-compatible one.  This fix should resolve several defect

You can download findutils-4.2.1 from the URL
ftp://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/findutils.  The NEWS file for this release
says :-

* Major changes in release 4.2.1
** Bug Fixes
*** find -iname now works correctly on systems that have an fnmatch() function 
    that does not support FNM_CASEFOLD
*** updatedb now uses signal names for "trap" instead of numbers, 
    as per bug #9465 (see 
*** Better support for systems lacking intmax_t
** Other Changes
**** findutils now uses a newer version of gnulib (dated 2004-10-17).

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