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

Peter Jeremy PeterJeremy at optushome.com.au
Sat Jan 29 16:59:05 PST 2005

On Sat, 2005-Jan-29 21:24:25 +0100, Anton Berezin wrote:
>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.

I'd also like to object.  The perl documentation has consistently
stated that a symlink to /usr/bin/perl should be created so that
scripts can use #!/usr/bin/perl.  Removing this symlink will impact
users as well as administrators and (IMHO) will adversely impact
on the image of FreeBSD.

Peter Jeremy

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