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Bug 17677 - /usr/local/bin/perl symlink?
/usr/local/bin/perl symlink?
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: perl (Show other bugs)
noarch Linux
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
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Reported: 2000-09-19 04:39 EDT by Andrew Bartlett
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-09-19 04:39:36 EDT
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Description Andrew Bartlett 2000-09-19 04:39:34 EDT
Is it possible to add a symlink from /usr/local/bin/perl to /usr/bin/perl
for compatability?

(Ok, you have lots of better things to do with your time but it would be

Unfortunetly some scripts have #!/usr/local/bin/perl as a she-bang line.

Spend time on security fixes (when applicable) before worrying about this
Comment 1 Andrew Bartlett 2001-01-13 00:00:31 EST
This bug probably shouldn't be fixed - as it would introduce RPM's package
management into /usr/local - where it doesn't belong.   Marking it 'WONTFIX'

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