On Thu, 2001-11-22 at 13:33, Simon Richter wrote:
> I just ITPed a package called magicfilter-forcefilter, which is a wrapper
> around magicfilter which simply removes a commandline option, then
> execve()s the original binary. For this, I need to divert the original
> binary to magicfilter.real.
> Any objections?
I was thinking abuot this when you originally ITP'd it, and the
following case came to mind:
a) I install magicfilter
b) I install magicfilter-forcefilter, diverting magicfilter to
c) I install magicfilter-foomagic (hypothetical package), which also
diverts magicfilter to magicfilter.real.
Obviously this breaks pretty badly. I'd suggest diverting from
magicfilter to magicfilter.magicfilter-forcefilter.real, or something
Unless I'm missing something?
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- Re: Diversion
- From: Simon Richter <Simon.Richter@phobos.fachschaften.tu-muenchen.de>