Re: Upgrading cURL
Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2002 13:21:19 -0800
On Mon, Jan 21, 2002 at 12:15:43PM -0800, Jonathan Hilgeman wrote:
> I wanted to upgrade cURL, but also preserve my current version as an
> emergency backup if the upgrade does not go smoothly. My purpose in
I'm going to play devil's advocate -- there are not prebuilt binary packages for your OS/distribution? Using a deb/rpm/pkg style file allows easy one-step upgrades and downgrades...
However, to help the issue,what I would do is use (as non-root) a command like this:
make DESTDIR=/var/tmp/curl-test install-strip
Then, all you need to do is upgrade 'libcurl.so*' and 'curl' to test the new version, making it easy to downgrade if you're not happy.
-- Troy Engel GPG KeyID: DF3D5207Received on 2002-01-21