[csw-maintainers] stat command

Ben Walton bwalton at opencsw.org
Mon Jul 13 20:44:37 CEST 2009

Excerpts from Maciej (Matchek) Blizinski's message of Mon Jul 13 14:28:28 -0400 2009:
> Has anyone built the 'stat' utility on Solaris? In Debian, the
> /usr/bin/stat binary is a part of the coreutils package. In OpenCSW,
> the same utilities are part of the 'fileutils' package (CSWgfile).
> Were there any plans to add 'stat' to fileutils?

Not yet, but I was about to build coreutils for exactly this reason.
I sorely miss the stat command...I was waiting on an update to another
package (forget which without checking) before I could build the
current/stable coreutils though.


Ben Walton
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