[HEADS UP] perl symlinks in /usr/bin will be gone
krion at voodoo.oberon.net
Sun Jan 30 03:19:49 PST 2005
On Sun, Jan 30, 2005 at 09:08:34PM +1000, Mark Sergeant wrote:
> >If it's linux tradition to put perl in this path, perl programmers
> >should assume another path on FreeBSD, so it isn't an argument for
> >the proposed change.
> As per the current perl-5.8.6 INSTALL file ...
> It may seem obvious, but Perl is useful only when users can easily
> find it. It's often a good idea to have both /usr/bin/perl and
> /usr/local/bin/perl be symlinks to the actual binary.
/usr/bin and /usr/local/bin are *BOTH* in default $PATH.
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