coreutils 5.2.1-2 is ready for download (OS4)

Date 26-Jan-2006 23:00:55
Topic: Software News

The GNU Core Utilities are the basic file, shell and text manipulation utilities of the GNU operating system. These are the core utilities which are expected to exist on every operating system.

This is a recompile of coreutils from
It is linked against clib2 (cvs version of 20060126 with some fixes I made to symlink).

The older version had problems with memory allocation, that has been fixed in newer versions of clib2... this should be fixed with this version.

The old version was not able to create symbolic links when using *nix path style. That is also fixed through my changes to symlink.

There are no changes to the sourcecode (can be found on

It is at the moment possible to download it at my website... but that file is going to get deleted (as it is not my port) as soon at it gets accepted @ and

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