bugged bzip2?

Bradley Giesbrecht brad at pixilla.com
Mon Oct 25 08:49:55 PDT 2010

On Oct 25, 2010, at 8:29 AM, John B Brown wrote:

> Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> 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.
> 	Would copying the bzip2 from the port tree into /usr/bin work  
> without problems?

If /opt/local/bin is before /usr/bin in your PATH env var I'd think  
you would not have this issue. Does clamav configure allow you to tell  
it where to find bzip2 with something like --with-bzip2=/opt/local/bin?

./configure --help


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