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

Mark Kirkwood markir at paradise.net.nz
Sat Jan 29 14:27:50 PST 2005

Chuck Swiger wrote:

> Well-behaved 3rd party scripts ought to start Perl via:
> #! /usr/bin/env perl
> ...so long as /usr/local/bin is in the $PATH, they should still work fine.
It seems that this usage is not that common. On my 5.3R system the stats 

1101 scripts ending in .pl
490  of these have #! <something>/perl as their 1st line
10 of these use #!/usr/bin/env perl



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