[HEADS UP] perl symlinks in /usr/bin will be gone
sven at dmv.com
Sun Jan 30 08:13:22 PST 2005
Anton Berezin wrote:
> In order to keep pkg-install simple, no old symlink chasing and removal
> will be done, although the detailed instructions will be posted in
> ports/UPDATING and in pkg-message for the ports.
How about leaving it up to the installer? Much like the minicom port
prompts the user if they would like to symlink a /dev/modem device, why
not ask (post-install) "Would you like to make a symlink in /usr/bin to
your new installation?" or as someone else has suggested add a make flag
Those who wish to have an unpolluted /usr/bin can not opt for a symlink,
those that want compatibility with a majority of the scripts already
written can have the link created.
Just a thought,
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