bugged bzip2?

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Sun Oct 24 21:27:14 PDT 2010

On Oct 24, 2010, at 22:46, John B Brown wrote:

> 	The version in /opt/local/bin is 1.0.6, installed with texlive. There is another bzip2 in /user/bin which is version 1.0.5. It was put there with the latest combined Apple update, Mac OS 10.6.4. I'll just use rm on it. That should fix my "bug" problems with bzip2.

Removing parts of Mac OS X is probably not a good idea; there may be other parts of Mac OS X that rely on bzip2 being there.

> 	It's nice that the xcode compiler found that, or the source code was set up to look for it. It's too bad the folk at Apple didn't use the later version of bzip2 in their update load.

Perhaps Apple will update bzip to 1.0.6 in an upcoming security update.

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