Suggest to upgrade some software in base
eikemeier at fillmore-labs.com
Mon Jun 28 05:52:33 PDT 2004
Jon Noack wrote:
> On 06/27/04 12:02, David O'Brien wrote:
>> On Sun, Jun 27, 2004 at 04:54:08PM +0200, Divacky Roman wrote:
>>> 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 because they are outdated etc...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.
>> And why does this have to happen before 5-STABLE? I can certainly MFC
>> something like this.
> Don't import until FILE 4.10 is released. I've submitted a patch to
> Christos Zoulas for inclusion in 4.10 that *greatly* increases the
> accuracy of FILE for FreeBSD. As soon as I see FILE 4.10 released
> (with my patch), I'll be pleading for an import...
Seems like Christos has been swamped by readelf.c patches :) I must
admit that I didn't care about 4.6.2...
Anyway, 4.09 is an improvement, and the import of 4.10 should be trivial
afterwards, so why wait?
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