This is the edited answer I'm referring to: https://unix.stackexchange.com/review/suggested-edits/68397

What should I do in this case? Posting the up-to-date solution in a separate answer?

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    Or, you know... comment ;)
    – Braiam
    Dec 8, 2014 at 19:50

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As one of the rejecters: yes, it would have been appropriate to post a new answer with your rationale for the changes.

Introducing that much new information without the original author's involvement (through commenting) would have changed their intent, as per our editing guidelines.

  • +1 (I was the other person rejecting)
    – Anthon
    Dec 9, 2014 at 19:53

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