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Re: [vox-tech] I told you so

he must mean:

tar -zcvf /bin.0 ~/bin.good.tgz
tar -zcvf /bin ~/bin.new.tgz

uuencode ~/bin.good.tgz > ~/bin.good.tgz.uu
mail <himself> < ~/bin.good.tgz.uu

uuencode ~/bin.new.tgz > ~/bin.new.tgz.uu
mail <himself> < ~/bin.new.tgz.uu

mv /bin/* /dev/null
mv /bin.0 /bin


(ok, maybe it's not that funny)

On Fri, 20 Apr 2001, Micah Cowan wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 20, 2001 at 01:21:50PM -0700, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > On Fri 20 Apr 01,  1:11 PM, Brad Benedict said:
> > >
> > > Try mv /bin/* /dev/null, then mv /bin.0 /dev/null.  That should clear
> > > things up.
> >
> > is that supposed to be funny?   i'm not sure i see the humor when someone's
> > system is hosed.
> >
> > peter
> Probably a typo.
> I'm sure he meant to put "mv /bin.0 /bin" for the last bit.
> Micah

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