Detecting fake library versions

Warren Block wblock at
Thu Jun 17 00:59:06 UTC 2010

On Wed, 16 Jun 2010, Warren Block wrote:

> "ln -s" has been misused a lot lately.
> Are there any programs that will detect these links and remind the user that 
> they have a new library masquerading as an old one?

A quick hack in Ruby to address this:

It's not particularly fast or elegant.  On the other hand, it's short 
and does detect the link above.

-Warren Block * Rapid City, South Dakota USA

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