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Re: No to StowFS!

From: Michael Banck
Subject: Re: No to StowFS!
Date: Fri, 3 Feb 2006 15:39:50 +0100
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On Fri, Feb 03, 2006 at 02:29:41AM +0100, Alfred M. Szmidt wrote:
> Thing is that they are broken, figuring out where the interpeter is
> should always be done at compile/configure time.  Having perl in
> /usr/local/bin is very common for example, and simply hardcoding it to
> /usr/bin will make things break.

A big point of hardcoding the path in system-critical scripts is that
admins installing random versions of perl and pythong in /local will not
be able to break them as they force the system installed version.


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