6.4 - 5.17.1 Coreutils

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Dec 3 20:03:12 PST 2008

Rob Thornton wrote:
> Quote: "There's an internal issue with Coreutils which makes some of the 
> programs behave abnormally if you build using an older kernel."
> It doesn't state what is considered "old." 2.2? 2.4? 2.6.xx.x?

Hard to say.  Take a look at the patch.

"We provide a fallback for ENOSYS (for
example, compiling against Linux 2.6.25 kernel headers and glibc
2.7, but running on Linux 2.6.18 kernel)."

   -- Bruce

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