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posixutils v4 released

posixutils version 4 was released. Still none of the big, exciting utilities implemented yet.

Posted by Jeff Garzik 2006-12-09

posixutils v3 released (Feb 2005)

An old news item that never got posted:

posixutils version 3 was released Feb 2005.

See release notes in Files section for more details.

Posted by Jeff Garzik 2006-07-25

posixutils source code in git repository

posixutils repository moved a couple months ago, to


Posted by Jeff Garzik 2006-07-25

posixutils version 2 released

The second posixutils release has been posted at

New utilities added: compress, comm, date, what, wc, renice, ipcrm, kill, rm.

The posixutils package is a new implementation of the entire SUSv3 utilities list: sh, cp, mv, rm, chmod, etc. The implementation aims for a race-free (as much as possible) userland, and a clean/maintainable codebase.

Posted by Jeff Garzik 2005-01-26

posixutils source code in BitKeeper

The source code repository for posixutils is available via the BitKeeper utility at the following URLs:

Posted by Jeff Garzik 2005-01-23