On Sun, Jun 09, 2002 at 04:12:37AM -0700, Doug Barton wrote:
> Anton Berezin wrote:

> > The compatibility is a moot point either way, since there was no NO_PERL
> > knob - it used to be called NOPERL.
> It's NOPERL in -stable, but it was NO_PERL in -current when I changed it

My point was that it *was* NOPERL in -current before the removal of
perl.  But I see you handle this case in your patch to use.perl, so no
argument here.

> > That's fine, but I am still trying to understand why do we need a
> > wrapper at all.  As was indicated (on IRC, not sure it was mentioned in
> > the mail threads), the ability to launch /usr/bin/perl with no perl in
> > the system is different from the inability to launch anything at all.

> Personally, I don't think we need a wrapper, as long as the use.perl
> script knows how to DTRT.

My point exactly.

> However, given that currently we have a wrapper I thought fixing
> use.perl to handle it was reasonable.

The keyword here is `currently'.  :-)

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