This status update (subscribe via RSS) comes about 12 months after the last one, and coincides loosely with the upcoming release 8.24.
Note also the bug tracker with stats which records additions, feature requests and issues.

Rejected ideas

Some of the hardest work on coreutils is knowing what to reject and providing appropriate justification to the contributors. The contributions below all came since the last update and while good ideas, they were not included for various reasons detailed on the mailing list. These are included in a full list of rejected coreutils requests.


Note you can see the latest changes as they're added in the NEWS file (subscribe via RSS).


These new items were identified since the last update. These items mentioned in the last update are not done yet.
© Dec 31 2014