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coreutils-5.95 released

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: coreutils-5.95 released
Date: Sat, 13 May 2006 15:48:24 +0200

The GNU coreutils package contains the following programs:

  [ basename cat chgrp chmod chown chroot cksum comm cp csplit cut date dd
  df dir dircolors dirname du echo env expand expr factor false fmt fold
  ginstall groups head hostid hostname id join kill link ln logname ls
  md5sum mkdir mkfifo mknod mv nice nl nohup od paste pathchk pinky pr
  printenv printf ptx pwd readlink rm rmdir seq sha1sum shred sleep sort
  split stat stty su sum sync tac tail tee test touch tr true tsort tty
  uname unexpand uniq unlink uptime users vdir wc who whoami yes

The coreutils package replaces/unifies the fileutils, sh-utils, and
textutils packages.

This is a stable release.

For a summary of changes since 5.94, see the NEWS section below.
Thanks to everyone who contributed changes (attributions are in
the ChangeLog files), reported problems, and helped by fielding
questions on the mailing list.

Here are the compressed sources:   (7.6MB)   (4.9MB)

Here are the xdelta-style diffs:   (364KB)

Here are the GPG detached signatures[*]:

Here are the MD5 and SHA1 checksums:

a29b3fb02bee685ccc80f8e19db519e6  coreutils-5.95.tar.gz
8c4991ea73dd31f3191af61da3b58e59  coreutils-5.95.tar.bz2
d9a04fbad56985472290640aff86f4b9  coreutils-5.94-5.95.xdelta
3c27c5036886aca178bf5fad7d86b16c6af7ed0d  coreutils-5.95.tar.gz
9c5396c296563a7c7b02205ade67eea9dfe24f5a  coreutils-5.95.tar.bz2
a6062f1d93f883009ca2c8eacc71f5fcc65e4c45  coreutils-5.94-5.95.xdelta

[*] You can use either of the above signature files to verify that
the corresponding file (without the .sig suffix) is intact.  First,
be sure to download both the .sig file and the corresponding tarball.
Then, run a command like this:

  gpg --verify coreutils-5.95.tar.gz.sig

If that command fails because you don't have the required public key,
then run this command to import it:

  gpg --keyserver --recv-keys D333CBA1

and rerun the `gpg --verify' command.


* Major changes in release 5.95 (2006-05-12) [stable]

** Improved robustness

  df: if the file system claims to have more available than total blocks,
  report the number of used blocks as being "total - available"
  (a negative number) rather than as garbage.

  pwd and other programs using lib/getcwd.c work even on file systems
  where dirent.d_ino values are inconsistent with those from stat.st_ino.

** Bug fixes

  mv: moving a symlink into the place of an existing non-directory is
  now done atomically;  before, mv would first unlink the destination.

  mv -T DIR EMPTY_DIR no longer fails unconditionally

  rm -r's cycle detection code can no longer be tricked into reporting
  a false positive (introduced in fileutils-4.1.9).

  shred --remove FILE no longer segfaults on Gentoo systems

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