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Re: correct way to install sets?
On Feb 3, 2010, at 11:05 AM, Noah McNallie wrote:
> Hello, after compiling HEAD kernel/tools and thoes installing, what is the
> correct way to upgrade some sets, for example base.tgz
> i was in /opt/tar with base.tgz and did a tar -zxvf base.tgz -C /
> (probably should have used the -p), though... well.. no commands would run
> after that, i forget the exact error i was getting
> but after that on boot the kernel started spitting out debug information etc
> and would not proceed.
As others have said, if you didn't use -p, lots of things will break.
I'm concerned, though, about your question of upgrading "some" sets. If you
don't have new-enough libraries (e.g., from base), things that depend on them
will fail badly. You should also not just build but install a new kernel
before installing any sets from it.
--Steve Bellovin, http://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb
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