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Re: [bug-mailutils] Binary name

From: D. E. Evans
Subject: Re: [bug-mailutils] Binary name
Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2008 18:25:43 -0400

   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?

The moment a package upgrade occurs it gets wiped out.  
   > 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,'
Oh, I see.  The SED reference in INSTALL wasn't very clear. 
Thank you.

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