Perl under MacOS X

Randal L. Schwartz merlyn at
Thu Jun 2 15:38:32 BST 2011

>>>>> "Nicholas" == Nicholas Clark <nick at> writes:

Nicholas> $ date >Foo
Nicholas> $ uname >foo
Nicholas> $ cat Foo foo
Nicholas> Thu Jun  2 10:02:54 BST 2011
Nicholas> Darwin

Nicholas> Admittedly that's not the default - you do have to fiddle with
Nicholas> the disk partitioning to create a case sensitive file system.

And you still can't have it as the default.  I ran into a tool the other
day that presumed that my homedir was "/users/merlyn" instead of
"/Users/merlyn".  Feh!

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