Open/Free BSD users -- help needed to fix Test::PostgreSQL

Randal L. Schwartz merlyn at
Mon Aug 11 07:21:20 BST 2014

>>>>> "Toby" == Toby Wintermute <tjc at> writes:

>> Why the heck would people put "bin" stuff under a *lib* directory?
>> That's just... insane.

Toby> Well, you can have multiple versions installed at once that way. Then
Toby> /usr/bin/ contains scripts that pass control to the appropriate
Toby> version binary based upon environment variables.

Yeah, but lib is for ... libraries.  Not bins.

Also, picking bins based on env is about as silly as writing
"#!/usr/bin/env perl".  *My* env is not necessarily *yours*.  Put the
right path there, please.

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