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Old 02-15-2012, 08:04 PM   #1
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uh... accidentally uninstalled "sed"

I uninstalled sed. Please don't ask me how.

Well, and when I tried to install it again, I found out that sed requires sed to install. (in the ./configure)

I have Slackware and Slackware packages don't work because installpkg command uses sed also.

What should I do........ ugh.

thanks for any answers.
Old 02-15-2012, 08:20 PM   #2
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How did you uninstall sed ??

Simple fix:
extract the sed package in a directory and copy sed binary to /bin, then reinstall sed

Or longer:
Boot into slackware dvd, mount your hd in /mnt/tmp and installpkg --root /mnt/tmp sed-xxx
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Old 02-15-2012, 08:42 PM   #3
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oh wow... thanks for the reply.

Sad thing is, I technically could've thought of the solution by myself. I guess I was panicking.


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