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dircolors NEWS entry

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: dircolors NEWS entry
Date: Sun, 19 Dec 2004 05:34:31 -0800
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That dircolors quoting problem deserves a NEWS entry, so I installed this:

2004-12-19  Paul Eggert  <address@hidden>

        * NEWS: Mention that one should eval "`dircolors`" rather than

--- NEWS        15 Dec 2004 16:03:12 -0000      1.256
+++ NEWS        19 Dec 2004 13:31:45 -0000      1.257
@@ -39,6 +39,9 @@ GNU coreutils NEWS                      
   cut's --output-delimiter=D option works with abutting byte ranges.
+  dircolors's documentation now recommends that shell scripts eval
+  "`dircolors`" rather than `dircolors`, to avoid shell expansion pitfalls.
   du no longer segfaults when a subdirectory of an operand
   directory is removed while du is traversing that subdirectory.
   Since the bug was in the underlying fts.c module, it also affected

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