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Name: util-linux Distribution: M&L Doors 2
Version: 2.9 Vendor: Mega & Loman (
Release: 10 Build date : Mon Feb 22 20:39:22 1999
Group: Utilities/System Build host: m1
Size: 846348 Source RPM: util-linux-2.9-10.src.rpm
Packager: Peter Hanecak <hanecak(at)>
Summary: Collection of basic system utilities for Linux
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.






* Mon Feb 22 1999 Peter Hanecak <hanecak(at)>
  - patched to allow build as non-root user
* Thu Feb 04 1999 Michael K. Johnson <johnsonm(at)>
  - .perms patch to login to make it retain root in parent process
    for pam_close_session to work correctly
* Tue Jan 12 1999 Jeff Johnson <jbj(at)>
  - strip fdisk in buildroot correctly (#718)
* Mon Jan 11 1999 Cristian Gafton <gafton(at)>
  - have fdisk compiled on sparc and arm
* Mon Jan 11 1999 Erik Troan <ewt(at)>
  - added beos partition type to fdisk
* Wed Dec 30 1998 Cristian Gafton <gafton(at)>
  - incorporate fdisk on all arches
* Sat Dec 05 1998 Jeff Johnson <jbj(at)>
  - restore PAM functionality at end of login (Bug #201)
* Thu Dec 03 1998 Cristian Gafton <gafton(at)>
  - patch top build on the arm without PAM and related utilities, for now.
  - build hwclock only on intel
* Wed Nov 18 1998 Cristian Gafton <gafton(at)>
  - upgraded to version 2.9
* Thu Oct 29 1998 Bill Nottingham <notting(at)>
  - build for Raw Hide (slang-1.2.2)
  - patch kbdrate wackiness so it builds with egcs
* Tue Oct 13 1998 Erik Troan <ewt(at)>
  - patched more to use termcap
* Mon Oct 12 1998 Erik Troan <ewt(at)>
  - added warning about alpha/bsd label starting cylinder
* Mon Sep 21 1998 Erik Troan <ewt(at)>
  - use sigsetjmp/siglongjmp in more rather then sig'less versions
* Fri Sep 11 1998 Jeff Johnson <jbj(at)>
  - explicit attrs for setuid/setgid programs
* Thu Aug 27 1998 Cristian Gafton <gafton(at)>
  - sln is now included in glibc
* Sun Aug 23 1998 Jeff Johnson <jbj(at)>
  - add cbm1581 floppy definitions (problem #787)
* Mon Jun 29 1998 Jeff Johnson <jbj(at)>
  - remove /etc/nologin at end of shutdown/halt.
* Fri Jun 19 1998 Jeff Johnson <jbj(at)>
  - add mount/losetup.
* Thu Jun 18 1998 Jeff Johnson <jbj(at)>
  - update to 2.8 with 2.8b clean up. hostid now defunct?
* Mon Jun 01 1998 David S. Miller <davem(at)>
  - "more" now works properly on sparc
* Sat May 02 1998 Jeff Johnson <jbj(at)>
  - Fix "fdisk -l" fault on mounted cdrom. (prob #513)
* Fri Apr 24 1998 Prospector System <bugs(at)>
  - translations modified for de, fr, tr
* Sat Apr 11 1998 Cristian Gafton <gafton(at)>
  - manhattan rebuild
* Mon Dec 29 1997 Erik Troan <ewt(at)>
  - more didn't suspend properly on glibc
  - use proper tc*() calls rather then ioctl's
* Sun Dec 21 1997 Cristian Gafton <gafton(at)>
  - fixed a security problem in chfn and chsh accepting too 
    long gecos fields
* Fri Dec 19 1997 Mike Wangsmo <wanger(at)>
  - removed "." from default path
* Tue Dec 02 1997 Cristian Gafton <gafton(at)>
  - added (again) the vipw patch
* Wed Oct 22 1997 Michael Fulbright <msf(at)>
  - minor cleanups for glibc 2.1
* Fri Oct 17 1997 Michael Fulbright <msf(at)>
  - added vfat32 filesystem type to list recognized by fdisk
* Fri Oct 10 1997 Erik Troan <ewt(at)>
  - don't build clock on the alpha 
  - don't install chkdupexe
* Thu Oct 02 1997 Michael K. Johnson <johnsonm(at)>
  - Update to new pam standard.
  - BuildRoot.
* Thu Sep 25 1997 Cristian Gafton <gafton(at)>
  - added rootok and setproctitle patches
  - updated pam config files for chfn and chsh
* Tue Sep 02 1997 Erik Troan <ewt(at)>
  - updated MCONFIG to automatically determine the architecture
  - added glibc header hacks to fdisk code
  - rdev is only available on the intel
* Fri Jul 18 1997 Erik Troan <ewt(at)>
  - update to util-linux 2.7, fixed login problems
* Wed Jun 25 1997 Erik Troan <ewt(at)>
  - Merged Red Hat changes into main util-linux source, updated package to
    development util-linux (nearly 2.7).
* Tue Apr 22 1997 Michael K. Johnson <johnsonm(at)>
  - LOG_AUTH --> LOG_AUTHPRIV in login and shutdown
* Mon Mar 03 1997 Michael K. Johnson <johnsonm(at)>
  - Moved to new pam and from pam.conf to pam.d
* Tue Feb 25 1997 Michael K. Johnson <johnsonm(at)>
  - pam.patch differentiated between different kinds of bad logins.
    In particular, "user does not exist" and "bad password" were treated
    differently.  This was a minor security hole.



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