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

Matthias Andree matthias.andree at gmx.de
Sun Jan 30 05:47:13 PST 2005

Kris Kennaway <kris at obsecurity.org> writes:

> In other words, it's an impossible dream to hope that all scripts will
> conform to this or any of the other possible choices (remember the
> perl motto).  Even making everything perl in the ports collection use
> a uniform style is probably an infeasible task (recall 840 ports use
> /usr/bin/perl, and that's not counting the others that use another
> hardcoded variant of /usr/local/bin/perl).

Well, broken ports are marked broken and removed after some months.
How would broken Perl ports justify special treatment?

Matthias Andree

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