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

Mathieu Arnold mat at mat.cc
Sun Jan 30 03:23:49 PST 2005

+-le 30/01/2005 12:19 +0100, Kirill Ponomarew écrivait :
| 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.

Last time I looked, cron did not have usr/local in it's path.

Mathieu Arnold

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