Perl under MacOS X

Andy Armstrong andy at
Thu Jun 2 15:49:30 BST 2011

On 2 Jun 2011, at 15:38, Randal L. Schwartz wrote:
> 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!

Amusingly quite a lot of Adobe software will refuse to install on a case sensitive HFS filesystem. The list includes most / all of the creative suite, Premiere, Flash Builder.

Andy Armstrong

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