The GNU Core Utilities, the basic file, shell and text manipulation utilities of the GNU operating system, is now at version 8.20.
GNU Core Utilities 8.20 is just a bug fix release and it includes a very important regression fix for cp since 8.11, where cp could corrupt copies on very fragmented sparse input files. Highlights of GNU Core Utilities 8.20:
• dd now accepts 'status=none' to suppress all informational output;
• nproc now diagnoses with an error, non-option command line parameters;
• Factor's core has been rewritten for speed and increased range;
• seq is now up to 70 times faster than it was in coreutils-8.19 and prior;
• root-only tests now check for permissions of our dummy user;
• Most directories can now be built by using non-recursive make rules.
A complete list of changes and updates can be found in the official announcement
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