cvs commit: src/etc Makefile

YONETANI Tomokazu qhwt+dfly at
Thu Jan 13 18:36:42 PST 2005

On Fri, Jan 14, 2005 at 02:27:29AM +0000, David Rhodus wrote:
> On Fri, 14 Jan 2005 10:32:26 +0900, YONETANI Tomokazu
> <qhwt+dfly at xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > But if you do it, I need to run `usr.perl port' after every `make upgrade',
> > making my make.conf bunch of
> > # -- use.perl generated deltas -- #
> I'm not completely sure of what you mean.  Why is use.perl needed
> anymore if the system perl is gone.  The perl port binary is installed
> in /usr/local/bin/perl which is in the standard PATH.

Because the path to perl binary is usually hard-coded at the beginning of
the perl scripts, like this:


If you remove /usr/bin/perl, the scripts suddenly stops working. You can
remove /usr/bin/perl in `make upgrade', but you can't fix every perl script
written like this.

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