Re: su, going, going, ...
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Allan McRae wrote: > On 07/06/12 06:37, Jim Meyering wrote: >> Jim Meyering wrote: >>> No one objected, so I'm about to remove su, with this: >>> (I'll wait 10-12 hours, just in case ;-) >>> >>> >From db2c12039e5b008245b33778d28e6d9ab1156844 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001 >>> From: Jim Meyering <meyering@xxxxxxxxxx> >>> Date: Fri, 25 May 2012 18:10:25 +0200 >>> Subject: [PATCH] su: remove program (util-linux is now the best source for >>> it) >>> >>> * README: Omit "su" from list of programs. >>> * src/su.c: Remove file. >>> * src/Makefile.am: Remove su-related rules and variables. >>> * tests/misc/su-fail: Remove test. >>> * tests/Makefile.am (TESTS): Remove misc/su-fail. >>> * tests/misc/invalid-opt: Remove su-related code. >>> * src/.gitignore: Remove su. >>> * man/su.x: Remove file. >>> * man/Makefile.am (su.1): Remove rule. >>> * po/POTFILES.in: Remove su.c from the list. >>> * TODO: Remove ancient entry. >>> * NEWS (Changes in behavior): Mention it. >>> * doc/coreutils.texi: Remove su-related description. >>> * AUTHORS: Remove su. >>> * m4/lib-check.m4 (cu_LIB_CHECK): Remove file/macro. >>> * configure.ac: Remove su-related code and sole use of cu_LIB_CHECK. >>> * scripts/git-hooks/commit-msg: Remove su from this list, too. >> >> Pushed, finally. >> > > Good to see, but.... It is my understanding that there is not a > released version of util-linux with su in it, and I do not see details > of a release on the horizon. > > Is there going to be a hold on coreutils releases until an appropriate > version of util-linux is released, or could we end up with the latest > release of both packages not providing su? I hadn't realized that -- nor that it might cause a problem, as your message implies. I've Cc'd the util-linux list. Let's see if/when the next release is planned. -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe util-linux" in the body of a message to majordomo@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
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