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bug#6557: du sometimes miscounts directories, and files whose link count
bug#6557: du sometimes miscounts directories, and files whose link count equals 1
Sat, 03 Jul 2010 18:48:40 -0700
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On 07/03/10 01:36, Jim Meyering wrote:
> Here's the adjusted patch, for review.
Yes, thanks, that looks good and it works for me.
> Also, I added a log line for the tests/du/files0-from change.
> (BTW, the following is the output from "git format-patch --stdout -1".
> It's easy to apply that by saving it in a FILE, then running "git am FILE")
Yes, and here's a proposed change to README-hacking to try to record
this advice, along with some other good advice you've given me recently:
>From ded44a4b21f50faf40aa70695bec20b3822cffd1 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Paul Eggert <address@hidden>
Date: Sat, 3 Jul 2010 18:44:16 -0700
Subject: [PATCH] Add advice about ChangeLogs and synchronizing submodules.
* README-hacking: Adjust accordingly.
README-hacking | 29 +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
1 files changed, 29 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
diff --git a/README-hacking b/README-hacking
index fecbf9e..02cb277 100644
@@ -39,6 +39,12 @@ which are extracted from other source packages:
+To use the most-recent gnulib (as opposed to the gnulib version that
+the package last synchronized to), do this next:
+ $ git submodule foreach git pull origin master
+ $ git commit -a -m 'build: update gnulib submodule to latest'
And there you are! Just
$ ./configure --quiet #[--enable-gcc-warnings] [*]
@@ -60,6 +66,29 @@ to use recent system headers. If you configure with this
and spot a problem, please be sure to send the report to the bug
reporting address of this package, and not to that of gnulib, even
if the problem seems to originate in a gnulib-provided file.
+* Submitting patches
+If you develop a fix or a new feature, please send it to the
+appropriate bug-reporting address as reported by the --help option of
+each program. One way to do this is to use vc-dwim
+<http://www.gnu.org/software/vc-dwim/>), as follows.
+ Run the command "vc-dwim --help", copy its definition of the
+ "git-changelog-symlink-init" function into your shell, and then run
+ this function at the top-level directory of the package.
+ Edit the ChangeLog file that this command creates, creating a
+ properly-formatted entry according to the GNU coding standards
+ Run the command "vc-dwim" and make sure its output looks good.
+ Run "vc-dwim --commit".
+ Run the command "git format-patch --stdout -1", and email its output
+ in, using the the output's subject line.
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