[MPlayer-dev-eng] [PATCH] fix for textultils 2.1 coreutils 5.0 "-1" deprecation
diego at biurrun.de
Tue Jul 8 02:59:57 CEST 2003
D Richard Felker III writes:
> On Tue, Jul 01, 2003 at 01:54:18AM +0200, Diego Biurrun wrote:
> > Diego Biurrun writes:
> > > > > On Fri, Jun 27, 2003 at 03:53:29PM +0200, Luca Barbato wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > >>The new head and tail deprecates -1 in favour of -n 1 the patch just
> > > > >>changes that when needed.
> > >
> > > If nobody objects I will apply this during the next few days, the
> > > change is trivial.
> > Applied.
> > This is so trivial it belongs in 0_90, too IMHO. If nobody objects I
> > will apply it in a few days.
> AFAIK it is wrong. Old pre-posix head/tail probably do NOT support
> -n!!! So this is nonsense! If gnu head/tail is printing warning/error
> crap when -1 is used now, the developers need their heads examined!
Sun also needs to take some anti brain damage pills urgently. It's
the only system out there without a decent default shell. We've
already had many headaches because of them.
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