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Re: [SLUG] installing 'file': edit Makefile.am or Makefile.in ?
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] installing 'file': edit Makefile.am or Makefile.in ?
- From: "Voytek Eymont" <lists@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2007 11:31:39 +1000 (EST)
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On Mon, October 15, 2007 11:08 am, Erik de Castro Lopo wrote:
> On Mon, 15 Oct 2007 10:35:24 +1000 (EST) "Voytek Eymont" wrote:
>> thanks, Eric
> Actually, ^^^^ should be the same as ^^^^ :-).
>> if I copy the (new) from /usr/local/bin/file to /usr/bin/file am I
>> likely to cause problems...?
> It depends on the package manager, what other software depends on
> that execuatble and the phase of the moon. In my experience, sooner or
> later this will bite you.
well, I ovewrote the old executable, and, just in case, old 'magic' files;
the old executable was on executable path, new one wasn't, now that I
copied it, it is again
I saw on the amavis list that my present file had vulnerability, so I
figured I'm better off loading the new one, I guess I'll document it for
future reference, and, hope no total eclipse of the moon will affect the