Re: su operation on RHES V5.2

2008-06-20 Thread Jim Meyering
Licause, Al [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: A few days ago, I sent an e-mail regarding the behaviour of su - usernameas seen in Redhat enterprise edition v5 update 2. Briefly if you su - username and that user name is an ldap user, no action appears to be taken. The log shows the user was

Re: \.1 entries in Makefile $MAN variable (Solaris 9)

2008-06-20 Thread Jim Meyering
Poor Yorick [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: installing coreutils-6.12 on SunOS 5.9, with gcc-4.2.2 and gnu ld, Makefile contains unexpected \.1 entries in Makefile: MAN = uname.1 chroot.1 ... Thanks for the report. for gl_i in `sed -n '/^'$v' =/,/[[^\]]$/p' $mk \ | sed 's/^

Re: really weird build problem on MacOSX/Tiger 10.4.11

2008-06-20 Thread Jim Meyering
I'm attaching a shortened make warning showing a problem with ID vs id under the src subdir, along with an ls listing of that same subdir. We're unable to get the final linked exe for id created there. The HFS+ build volume is case sensitive, as is the boot Thanks for the report. However,

Re: sort --batch-size non-merge bug

2008-06-20 Thread Jim Meyering
Bo Borgerson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: If --batch-size is used with a non-merge sort (to govern the merge of temp files), and there is no --buffer-size set in conjunction, then the minimum SORT_SIZE will be enforced resulting in severe performance degradation. I've attached a fix for this

AIX 5.3 df coreutils reportes wrong size - 2.4T limit ?

2008-06-20 Thread Jodok Ole Muellers
Hello List, I just discovered that the df shipped with coreutils reports wrong size on AIX 5.3 I tried with these packages: ftp://ftp.software.ibm.com/aix/freeSoftware/aixtoolbox/RPMS/ppc/coreutils/coreutils-5.2.1-2.aix5.1.ppc.rpm

Re: BUG: md5sum 5.97

2008-06-20 Thread Eric Blake
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 According to Sam Liddicott on 6/20/2008 5:03 AM: | Try running md5sum 5.97 Consider upgrading - the latest stable version of coreutils is 6.12, with a number of bug fixes in the meantime. | on a file with \ in it's name; and the output is |

check-AUTHORS fails because of non ansi characters

2008-06-20 Thread Michael Geng
Hi, when I'm doing make distcheck on the present git version it fails with the following message: ... diff authors-actual authors-dotdot rm -f authors-actual authors-dotdot ... 58c58 ptx: Fran?ois Pinard --- ptx: François Pinard ... make[3]: *** [check-AUTHORS] Error 1 ... It clearly has to

Re: Request for improving 'date' command

2008-06-20 Thread Paul Eggert
Thanks for those contributions, but my understanding is that the Persian calendar is astronomical, which means any numeric calculation would be an approximation, right? What approximation is being used here? Does the code work for dates arbitrarily in the past or future, when time_t is 64 bits

Re: AIX 5.3 df coreutils reportes wrong size - 2.4T limit ?

2008-06-20 Thread Jim Meyering
Jodok Ole Muellers [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hello List, I just discovered that the df shipped with coreutils reports wrong size on AIX 5.3 I tried with these packages: ftp://ftp.software.ibm.com/aix/freeSoftware/aixtoolbox/RPMS/ppc/coreutils/coreutils-5.2.1-2.aix5.1.ppc.rpm

Re: check-AUTHORS fails because of non ansi characters

2008-06-20 Thread Jim Meyering
[EMAIL PROTECTED] (Michael Geng) wrote: when I'm doing make distcheck on the present git version it fails with the following message: ... diff authors-actual authors-dotdot rm -f authors-actual authors-dotdot ... 58c58 ptx: Fran?ois Pinard --- ptx: François Pinard ... It clearly has

Re: AIX 5.3 df coreutils reportes wrong size - 2.4T limit ?

2008-06-20 Thread Paul Eggert
Jodok Ole Muellers [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: AIX df: === [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/# /bin/df -g /tsmstg: FilesystemGB blocks Free %UsedIused %Iused Mounted on /dev/tsmstglv 18839.50 16384.47 14% 2515 1% /tsmstg coreutils df [EMAIL PROTECTED]:/#

Re: Multi-threading in sort(or core-utils)

2008-06-20 Thread Paul Eggert
Bo Borgerson [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Does this sound like a step in the right direction for sort? If I were to clean this up and submit it would you be willing to assess its viability as a portable improvement? Yes, and yes. And thanks! ___

Re: check-AUTHORS fails because of non ansi characters

2008-06-20 Thread Eric Blake
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 According to Jim Meyering on 6/20/2008 1:09 PM: | 58c58 | ptx: Fran?ois Pinard | --- | ptx: François Pinard In my email, this is rendering as one vs. two characters. I suspect it might be a locale issue - perhaps Jim is using a UTF-8 locale, and

Re: \.1 entries in Makefile $MAN variable (Solaris 9)

2008-06-20 Thread Poor Yorick
From: Jim Meyering That's not the same context as the above. In the for loop above, the tr use is within a `...` context. In *that* case, you'll find the extra backslashes are required. Thank you for your reply. I see what you mean about the extra backslashes. I tried again with

coreutils-6.12.29-a16be - FAIL: misc/truncate-fail-diag.log

2008-06-20 Thread Poor Yorick
Building latest snapshot of coreutils, coreutils-6.12.29-a16be, on SunOS 5.9, with gcc-4.2.2 and gnu ld: FAIL: misc/truncate-fail-diag.log log attached. -- Yorick truncate-fail-diag.log Description: Binary data ___ Bug-coreutils mailing list