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

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Sat Jan 29 18:07:03 PST 2005

On Sat, Jan 29, 2005 at 10:41:40PM +0100, Kirill Ponomarew wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 29, 2005 at 01:34:07PM -0800, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > > In this case we can miss what ports are actually broken, since not
> > > everyone is running 6.x.
> > 
> > I expect there'll be enough obviously-broken ports to deal with for a
> > while, and we can then evaluate progress once they're taken care of.
> Yeah it makes sense, the problem is just to catch a bogus path in
> installed files, so pointyhat is useless in this situation ;(

grepping the latest 5.x build shows around 840 packages containing the
string '#!/usr/bin/perl'.


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