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Re: Strangeness when binary executable overwritten by text -- bug or feature?




On Wednesday, October 31, 2018 11:45:15 AM Richard Owlett wrote:
> On 10/31/2018 10:31 AM, rhkramer@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > On Wednesday, October 31, 2018 10:14:40 AM Richard Owlett wrote:
> >> Debian 9.1 with MATE installed from DVD set.
> >> 
> >> Due a non-reproducible sequence of events, a binary executable was over
> >> written by the contents of a man page in pure text format.
> > 
> > Just to (maybe?) help with the proper focus, was this a human error or
> > something that seemed to happen without human intervention?
> 
> As I replied to Reco, "Cannot reproduce detailed PEBKAC ;< "

Ok, then, it doesn't seem to indicate a disk problem (as some seemed to 
suspect).