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

David Michael fedora.dm0 at gmail.com
Sun Aug 27 20:19:51 UTC 2017

On Sun, Aug 27, 2017 at 11:44 AM, Martín Ferrari <tincho at tincho.org> wrote:
> 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!

I noticed the issue in Gentoo, but sent it to Debian because the Linux
Foundation site lists Debian as the upstream bug tracker.


Let me know if that's not the case and I can try sending it through
the SourceForge page.



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