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Re: testing: coreutils: uname -a segfaults

In reference to a message from Martin-?ric Racine, dated Nov 04:
> uname (coreutils) 4.5.2
> It works fine on my i386 hardware, but not on the 712.  The funny thing is,
> uname with the separate options and they all work, but doing -a segfaults.
> I just thought I'd point this out, as it affects the bootup script that produces
> the motd, plus the build scripts of several packages that use uname to determine
> optimization options, etc.

this has been reported already. coreutils has a silly arch dependent
patch in it that doesn't work on several architectures.

Upgrade to 4.5.3. This should fix it.


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