util-linux-rhcn-2.9r RPMs for Red Hat 5.2/6.0 and kernel 2.2

util-linux-rhcn-2.9r RPMs for Red Hat 5.2/6.0 and kernel 2.2

Post by James Bour » Wed, 19 May 1999 04:00:00



We have posted the i386.rpm, src.rpm, and patches on our WWW site at
http://www.affinity-systems.ab.ca/software/ for util-linux-2.9r.  This is
built for upgrading to the Linux 2.2 series kernels and should work under
Red Hat 5.0, 5.1, 5.2, and 6.0 but were compiled under a relatively stock
Red Hat 5.2 system with Kernel 2.2.9.


Here is information on the package:
cafe:bash$ rpm -qi util-linux-rhcn
Name        : util-linux-rhcn          Distribution: Red Hat Contrib|Net
Version     : 2.9r                     Vendor: Affinity Systems Inc.
Release     : 1                        Build Date: Tue May 18 13:49:58 1999
Install date: Tue May 18 13:55:07 1999 Build Host: cafe.affinity-systems.ab.ca
Group       : Utilities/System      Source RPM: util-linux-rhcn-2.9r-1.src.rpm
Size        : 1194899                  License: distributable

Summary     : Collection of basic system utilities for Linux
Description :
util-linux contains a large variety of low-level system utilities
necessary for a functional Linux system.  This includes, among other
things, configuration tools such as fdisk and system programs such
as login.

This package replaces all of util-linux, mount, fdisk (if installed as a
seperate package), lptune, and losetup.  It also contains all the
documentation included with the original tar.gz file.

and the changelog:
cafe:bash$ rpm -q --changelog util-linux-rhcn

- updated to util-linux-2.9r
- backed off moretc patch to make more use ncurses instead of termcap.
- updated all patches that applied with fuzz.
- Docs updated to new layout.


- updated to util-linux-2.9i
- Added doc for sfdisk.examples


- fixed bug in lib/proctitle.c which used spaces to pad the new argv[0]
  instead of nulls.
- removed gecos field patch. (problem noted by Michal Jaegermann

- changed installation of rdev and friends to not install on non-install

- added tunelp and sfdisk


- Updated to util-linux-2.9h
- Added full documentation and Obsoletes line
- Modified MCONFIG to not install suid binaries and instead use the attr
  flags in the spec file to allow non-root build
- fixed patch for mount as it would fail during build (incorrect patch
  targets) and re-enabled mount here as mount 2.9.  Added losetup, mount
  and swapon/swapoff as well as man pages
- fixed makefile for location of rdev and friends instead of mv -f here


- strip fdisk in buildroot correctly (#718)

Regards,
Jim

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