Is there a way to build and install only a few of the GNU coreutils?
The README in coreutils-8.19.tar.xz lists 100-odd, but the INSTALL doesn't say how to install only a few, and the Makefile is (to me) opaque.
UPDATE as of February 26, 2015:
The recipe above doesn't work in at least coreutils-8.23. I would not recommended building separate files.
The following shows the complexity of internal dependencies for