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Re: Hide rootfs filesystem in df

From: Bernhard Voelker
Subject: Re: Hide rootfs filesystem in df
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2012 08:34:02 +0200
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On 09/24/2012 08:21 PM, Philipp Thomas wrote:
> On Mon, 24 Sep 2012 13:35:49 +0000, "Voelker, Bernhard"
> <address@hidden> wrote:
>> I'm also using OpenSuSE and can't understand why they're
>> distributing such an old version (8.16 from Mar 26th 
>> while 8.19 is out) in the new 12.2 distro.
> Being the guy that maintains coreutils for openSUSE I can answer that.
> First of all every distribution at one point in the release cycle
> declares a package freeze, meaning that no package updates are allowed
> anymore.
> Now remember that openSUSE 12.2 was originally planned to be released
> a couple of months earlier and thus the freeze was declared even
> earlier and was *not* lifted when the release was pushed back. That's
> why 8.16 was the last version I was able to push before freeze.
> Please also note that coreutils development project is Base:System and
> there I try to keep coreutils current and build them for quite a few
> releases. But because coreutils dropped su from 8.18 and the
> util-linux that contains the up-to-date su hasn't been released yet, I
> have to wait until that has been done to update coreutils. BTW, if
> you're interested in co-maintaining the openSUSE coreutils package
> just tell me so in private mail.

Hi Philipp,

thanks for the explanation. Yes, util-linux v2.22 with new su came too
late (Sep 4th) for OS-12.2.

Have a nice day,

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