Re: Bug#906901: debian-policy: Perl script shebang requirement is disturbing and inconsistent with rest of policy
> This confusing user experience only occurs if someone prepends a
> different perl to $PATH. Has anyone actually ever done this and got
> useful results ? Has anyone actually even wanted to do this ?
Not that I know off in a separate PATH, but I have seen perl in
/usr/local/bin quite some time.
> Norbert, is your concern theoretical, or is this a thing you have
> actually wanted to do ?
I personally have no need for it, but I use servers where this is
done, mostly to get newer perl than what is shipped.
> but it was buried in a longer mail and Norbert seems to have missed
Seems so, sorry.
> I certainly agree that this should be demoted to a SHOULD right away.
PREINING Norbert http://www.preining.info
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