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Fedora 8 Update: coreutils-6.9-18.fc8



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-7196
2008-08-12 16:08:04
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Name        : coreutils
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 6.9
Release     : 18.fc8
URL         : http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/
Summary     : The GNU core utilities: a set of tools commonly used in shell scripts
Description :
These are the GNU core utilities.  This package is the combination of
the old GNU fileutils, sh-utils, and textutils packages.

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Update Information:

- fix typo in runuser manpages (#439410)  - mention that cp -a includes -c
option + mention cp -c     option in manpages (#440056)  - fix possible build-
failure typo in i18n patch(#442205)  - fix possible segfault in sha1sum/md5sum
command  - fix wrong checksum line handling in sha1sum -c     command(#439531)
- who -r should not show last runlevel for nonprintable chars    (like \0) -
#453249,add few missing who options to texinfo     documentation, add missing
authors for basename and echo  - dd: iflag=fullblock now read full blocks if
possible    (#431997, #449263)  - ptx with odd number of backslashes no longer
leads to buffer    overflow  - paste -d'\' file" no longer ovveruns memory
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ChangeLog:

* Thu Aug  7 2008 Ondrej Vasik <ovasik redhat com> 6.9-18
- fix typo in runuser manpages (#439410)
- mention that cp -a includes -c option + mention cp -c 
  option in manpages (#440056)
- fix possible build-failure typo in i18n patch(#442205)
- fix possible segfault in sha1sum/md5sum command
- fix wrong checksum line handling in sha1sum -c 
  command(#439531)
- who -r should not show last runlevel for nonprintable chars
  (like \0) - #453249,add few missing who options to texinfo 
  documentation, add missing authors for basename and echo
- dd: iflag=fullblock now read full blocks if possible
  (#431997, #449263)
- ptx with odd number of backslashes no longer leads to buffer
  overflow
- paste -d'\' file" no longer ovveruns memory
* Tue Mar 25 2008 Ondrej Vasik <ovasik redhat com> 6.9-17
- mv: never unlink a destination file before calling rename
  (upstream, #438076)
- defer usage of longoptions patch until final upstream 
  version (#43105)
* Tue Mar 11 2008 Ondrej Vasik <ovasik redhat com> 6.9-16
- other way to keep user defined LS_COLORS(#430827)
- fixed harmless double close stdout in dd(#436368)
* Thu Mar  6 2008 Ondrej Vasik <ovasik redhat com> - 6.9-15
- rebuild / unspotted 6.9-14 build failure on ppc64
* Tue Mar  4 2008 Ondrej Vasik <ovasik redhat com> - 6.9-14
- fixed missing doublequotes in colorls.csh (#435789)
- su-l/runuser-l pam file usage a bit documented(#368721)
* Tue Feb 19 2008 Ondrej Vasik <ovasik redhat com> - 6.9-13
- added several missing colored TERMS(#239266)
- added several missing image/compressed file extensions
- some optimalizations of colorls.sh
  (#430813, #430827, #430823, #430189, #433190) 
- fix unability of echo to display certain strings(
  added -- separator, #431005) , do not require only one
  long_opt for certain commands like sleep, yes - but
  use first usable (#431005)
- keep old csh/sh usermodified colorls shell scripts
  (#432154)
* Wed Dec  5 2007 Ondrej Vasik <ovasik redhat com> - 6.9-12
- fix displaying of security context in stat(#411181)
* Thu Nov 29 2007 Ondrej Vasik <ovasik redhat com> - 6.9-11
- completed fix of wrong colored broken symlinks in ls(#404511)
* Fri Nov 23 2007 Ondrej Vasik <ovasik redhat com> - 6.9-10
- fixed bug in handling YYYYMMDD date format with relative
  signed offset(#377821)
- fixed bug in selinux patch which caused bad preserving
  of security context in install(#319231)
- added some upstream supported dircolors TERMs(#239266)
- fixed du output for unaccesible dirs(#250089)
- a bit of upstream tunning for symlinks
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #431997 - dd reads random sizes of data
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=431997
  [ 2 ] Bug #440056 - cp preserve security context documentation inconsistencies
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=440056
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update coreutils' at the command line.
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