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Date: Thu, 29 Jun 2000 11:45 -0400
Subject: [RHBA-2000:040-01] New textutils package available

                   Red Hat, Inc. Bug Fix Advisory

Synopsis:          New textutils package available
Advisory ID:       RHBA-2000:040-01
Issue date:        2000-06-29
Updated on:        2000-06-29
Product:           Red Hat Linux
Keywords:          N/A
Cross references:  N/A

1. Topic:

With textutils-2.0a-2, sort -n doesn't work properly.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Linux 6.2 - i386 alpha sparc

3. Problem description:

With textutils-2.0a-2, sort -n doesn't work properly. Some locale information may also be ignored.

4. Solution:

For each RPM for your particular architecture, run:

rpm -Fvh [filename]

where filename is the name of the RPM.

5. Bug IDs fixed ( for more info):

10570 - /bin/sort broken
11104 - The `-n' flag to sort does not work properly
11383 - /bin/sort does not sort properly if -n switch is used
11685 - sort -n doesn't work correctly
12761 - 'sort -n' incorrect with stock textutils

6. RPMs required:

Red Hat Linux 6.2:





7. Verification:

MD5 sum                           Package Name

a890151493b37081571699c2707cd03a 6.2/SRPMS/textutils-2.0e-6.src.rpm
35ad718cacc6886b60b790e6039b8185 6.2/alpha/textutils-2.0e-6.alpha.rpm
02f253157ba3d04b113c5e198a85fbbe 6.2/i386/textutils-2.0e-6.i386.rpm
4628635c3a99c29dfaae382b09552178 6.2/sparc/textutils-2.0e-6.sparc.rpm
These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat, Inc. for security. Our key is available at:

You can verify each package with the following command:
rpm --checksig

If you only wish to verify that each package has not been corrupted or tampered with, examine only the md5sum with the following command:
rpm --checksig --nogpg

8. References: