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Re: [bug-mailutils] Binary name

From: Sergey Poznyakoff
Subject: Re: [bug-mailutils] Binary name
Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2008 22:08:31 +0300

D. E. Evans <address@hidden> ha escrit:

> I don't believe you intend to have /bin/mail overwritten with GNU
> mail,

Why not, provided that it has been linked statically?

> I could install /usr/local/bin/mail, and
> modify the PATH so that GNU mail is called first, but changing
> the name to /usr/local/bin/Mail seems an easier alternative.

That's exactly what --program-transform-name is for.  Here's how
to do that:

   ./configure --program-transform-name='s,^mail$,Mail,'


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