[Pkg-shadow-devel] Bug#737805: coreutils: FTBFS on hurd-i386 due to /bin/su

Samuel Thibault sthibault at debian.org
Tue Feb 25 04:53:09 UTC 2014


Petter Reinholdtsen, le Fri 21 Feb 2014 08:01:14 +0100, a écrit :
> The build failure of coreutils on hurd causes 'df' to look for the old
> and missing /var/run/mtab instead of /etc/mtab, when booting hurd with
> sysvinit, and all programs expecting df to work (like the scripts in the
> initscripts package) is unable to work properly.  This causes hurd
> installations to misbehave by default.
> <URL: http://bugs.debian.org/d737759 > is a related bug report
> suggestiong a workaround, but according to the hurd porters only
> coreutils need a fix and the workaround is not wanted.
> Any chance of a maintainer uploading of a fixed version of coreutils
> soon?  If not, is it ok with an NMU?

The same question holds for the login package: the newer version of
coreutils doesn't provide su any more, so we'd really need shadow's
login package.  Is it ok with an NMU if there is no plan for a
maintainer upload of a fixed version of shadow?


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