Bug#873338: [PATCH] build: backup existing binaries before installing

Martín Ferrari tincho at tincho.org
Sun Aug 27 18:44:08 UTC 2017


On 26/08/17 20:28, David Michael wrote:

> A parallel "make install" invocation can sometimes install programs
> first, then backup those programs as *.old files.  This randomly
> caused duplicate programs to be installed.
> This change will only run the backup prior to installing, also
> creating backups for updates.

I don't think this affects Debian much, but I will apply it anyway. Thanks!

Martín Ferrari (Tincho)

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