[HEADS UP] perl symlinks in /usr/bin will be gone

Steven Hartland killing at multiplay.co.uk
Sat Jan 29 13:16:24 PST 2005

This has a huge external impact. Yes they are easily corrected but
unless there is a specific need to remove them my vote would be to
not put people though such a potentially painful change.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Anton Berezin" <tobez at FreeBSD.org>

> In practical terms this will mean a one-time sweep of your scripts in
> order to convert them, in a typical case, from #! /usr/bin/perl to
> #! /usr/local/bin/perl.
> CORRECT perl-dependant ports should not be affected.
> 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.

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