Date: Sat, 17 Aug 2013 12:33:36 -0400 From: Rich Felker <dalias@...ifal.cx> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Progress on roadmap to 0.9.13 On Sat, Aug 17, 2013 at 11:39:43PM +0800, orc wrote: > I generally don't like the idea of symlink change, but if it will go, I > will not argue. But, how existing installs will resolve that change > in one pass during install? Do I need static busybox to manually > replace symlink? No, replacing the direction or even changing it back to how it is now should be safe as long as the actual-file is installed first and the link is installed after that. The current rules should provide that behavior. However I believe the atomicity of installing the actual file is still broken right now: it seems the old file is being overwritten rather than replaced. I'll check that and fix it if it's still the case. Rich
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