Open/Free BSD users -- help needed to fix Test::PostgreSQL
Randal L. Schwartz
merlyn at stonehenge.com
Mon Aug 11 07:21:20 BST 2014
>>>>> "Toby" == Toby Wintermute <tjc at wintrmute.net> 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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