[Slackbuilds-users] Updates - 20070822

Robby Workman rworkman at slackbuilds.org
Thu Sep 27 14:53:59 UTC 2007

xgizzmo at gmail.com wrote:
>> Can anyone else try this and see if they can duplicate this problem?
>> Perhaps it is something odd with my hardware?
> I don't seem to have the keyboard and screen problems you describe.
> But here is a bit O'code the seem to fix the path issue, i am sure hacking a binary in this manner is all kinds of wrong
> but it does seem to work. The trick to this is the old string and the new string must be the same length.
> ( cd ${PKG}
>   find . | xargs file | grep "executable" | grep ELF | cut -f 1 -d : | xargs -I '{}' replace -s /usr/local/ /usr/./././ -- {} 2> /dev/null
> )

Question: is this safe to do in the build script?
Am I inviting other problems?

Since this is working for some people, I'm hesitant, but if it's
safe, I'd prefer to make sure it works for everyone...


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