Dirk Eddelbuettel writes ("Bug#3230: why the hell does perl depend on tcsh???"): ... > Perl needs tcsh for globbing. There were a couple of bug reports to that > extend. No. In the short term Perl should be configured to do its globbing without csh, and should not be made to depend on csh. In the long term it should be fixed to use glob() of course. Ian.