Subject: Re: My trials upgrading to hamm/Bad bash 2.01-5 for bo
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From: Daniel Martin <martind>
Date: 20 Feb 1998 22:49:29 -0500
In-Reply-To: Daniel Martin's message of "18 Feb 1998 20:31:11 -0500"
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(This message is being CCed to people whom I've pointed to my
bash_2.01-5 for bo in the past)
As I said in my earlier post on this thread, I had compiled some bash
2.01 binaries and made them available under
http://www.math.jhu.edu/~martind/bash/ - however, as I discovered when
I upgraded to hamm, using those .deb files will make the autoup script
not work. I now have at that location some information on fixing one's
system if one goes ahead and uses the autoup script anyway.
I also have re-done my bash 2.01 for bo .deb's so that they obey the
debian version numbering scheme; these new packages are linked off of
http://jhunix.hcf.jhu.edu/~dtm12/bash/ - if you are using my bash 2.01
for bo .deb files, you are strongly encouraged to either switch to
these packages which have the correct version numbers, or to wait a
few days for a bash 2.01 to appear in bo-unstable.
firstname.lastname@example.org: I found recompiling bash 2.01 for bo a bit annoying; on
that page with the new packages is a link to a patchfile I created
against the hamm source tree. Unless you've already gone through the
process of reworking the debian/* files to build nicely under (and
for) bo, you might want to use my patch as a starting point.
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