Bug 17677 - /usr/local/bin/perl symlink?
Summary: /usr/local/bin/perl symlink?
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: perl (Show other bugs)
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Version: 7.0
Hardware: noarch Linux
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Assignee: Nalin Dahyabhai
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Reported: 2000-09-19 08:39 UTC by Andrew Bartlett
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-09-19 08:39:36 UTC
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Description Andrew Bartlett 2000-09-19 08:39:34 UTC
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
nice.)

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

Spend time on security fixes (when applicable) before worrying about this
'bug'.

Comment 1 Andrew Bartlett 2001-01-13 05:00:31 UTC
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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