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FS#74544 - [coreutils] new version 9.1 has broken --backup=simple operation

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Pádraig Brady (pixelbeat) - Saturday, 23 April 2022, 14:39 GMT
Last edited by David Thurstenson (thurstylark) - Wednesday, 27 April 2022, 20:14 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Core
Status Assigned
Assigned To Sébastien Luttringer (seblu)
Architecture All
Severity High
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No


cp,mv,install --backup=simple file dir/
will all not backup an existing dir/file correctly.

Upstream report at

Attached is the patch I used with Fedora rawhide
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