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Ken Williams
January 8, 2002 01:12
Re: HFS+ and directory layout
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On Monday, January 7, 2002, at 01:12 PM, Dan Kogai wrote:
> Maybe.  this case-preserving, yet case-insensitive nature of HFS(+) 
> sometimes bites you when you are used to ffs and its variants 
> (including UFS).
> * perl itself requires UFS to compile because of this

No it doesn't - see the archives of this list for directions for 
compiling on HFS+.  It's pretty easy.

> * Second one is more of the problem of how you configure Perl 
> installation.  I consider standard "layout" for Perl on MacOS X too 
> dangerous (do you hear me, Sanchez?)
> installbindir and installscriptdir should've been /usr/local/bin, not 
> /usr/bin.

Probably so, but shouldn't LWP be using 'installsitebin' instead of 
'installbin' anyway?  Seems like there's joint blame here.


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