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Re: [Findutils-patches] [PATCH] find -prune now makes sure it has valid

From: James Youngman
Subject: Re: [Findutils-patches] [PATCH] find -prune now makes sure it has valid stat() information
Date: Tue, 12 May 2009 10:11:37 +0100

On Thu, May 7, 2009 at 10:14 PM, Colin Watson <address@hidden> wrote:
> The original problem that led me to find this bug was reported here:
> ... and amounts to "/usr/include/asm/ contents missing from Linux kernel
> package when built with findutils 4.4.1".
> The -prune action needs stat information when -depth is not given, but
> find's parser fails to declare this. It is therefore possible for -prune
> to use undefined stat data.
> I've attached a patch (against the rel-4-4-fixes branch, I'm afraid;

I've applied and pushed your patch, so it's in the public
rel-4-4-fixes branch.   I propose to make a new 4.4.x release
including it within a day or so.   This then is everybody's chance to
point out any other known bugs or suggest other changes that should go
into findutils-4.4.2.


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