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Re: Reaction to Redhat/Fedora modified releases

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Nicholas Clark
February 2, 2012 07:05
Re: Reaction to Redhat/Fedora modified releases
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On Thu, Feb 02, 2012 at 09:41:36AM -0500, David Golden wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 8:10 AM, Nicholas Clark <> wrote:
> >> > because perl already splits @INC to core / vendor / site, in different
> >> > directories (and that's awesome). there's unfortunately only one bin
> >> > directory. :-)
> >
> > But that's somewhat hard to solve, as the perl binary defines where @INC
> > is (and can split it apart into as many directories as are needed), whereas
> > the user's PATH determines which binaries are found.
> I think it's "solvable" for vendor needs if we can more clearly
> identify which scripts come from core and which come from dual-life
> modules.  Right now, they're all jumbled in utils/.

Aye, but I think that getting them out of there cleanly depends on
untangling how VMS does its .com wrapping, and putting it in the same place
(structurally) as the Win32 pl2bat wrapping. With that done, they sit very

Nicholas Clark

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