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Re: coreutils-5.92 - dd skip option completely broken

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: coreutils-5.92 - dd skip option completely broken
Date: Wed, 02 Nov 2005 16:04:42 +0100

Paul Eggert <address@hidden> wrote:
> That's an embarrassing bug!  Thanks for reporting it.  I installed
> this patch into CVS coreutils (main branch).
> We should add a test case but I'm not offhand sure which file it
> should go into.  Jim, advice?

I'd prefer that it go in tests/dd/skip-seek, partly because
the name fits, and also because I want to move away from
bourne-shell-based tests -- at least when it's easy to do so.

Thanks for dealing with this.

> 2005-10-31  Paul Eggert  <address@hidden>
>       * src/dd.c (skip): Fix off-by-one error reported by
>       Theodoros V. Kalamatianos.

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