Suggest to upgrade some software in base

Oliver Eikemeier eikemeier at
Sun Jun 27 18:15:21 PDT 2004

David O'Brien wrote:

> On Sun, Jun 27, 2004 at 04:54:08PM +0200, Divacky Roman wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I digged through our base system and looked for versions of contributed
>> soft.  I found these program which could (and I think should) be easily
>> and painlessly upgraded (before 5.3 as 5-STABLE) because they are
>> outdated etc...  these are:
>> file - 3.41 -> 4.09
>> Painless upgrade and the benefit is much newer magic file
> Only semi-painless.  The code and how it is built has changed around a
> lot, else I would have upgraded it by now.  That said, in progress; but
> lower priority than my toolchain work.

I have an update to file 4.09 sitting in my local repository, ready for 
committing. I've been running it for three weeks without problems, and 
could send the patch over for review or simply commit it.


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