The three files are already hard-linked, no need for soft links.
BTW, is there a way to detect hard links in Perl6?
Perl5 "stat" operator returns an array whose fourth element is the number
of hard links of a file, but I don't see anything like that in the Perl6
On Sun, May 28, 2017 at 5:31 PM, Parrot Raiser <1parr...@gmail.com> wrote:
> If they are really identical, might it be an idea to use symbolic
> links for 2 of them?
> That would reduce the code to be stored, maintained, and transmitted,
> and make it blatantly obvious if different versions are required.
> On 5/28/17, Nelo Onyiah <nelo.ony...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I presume that's j for JVM and m for MoarVM.
> > On 28 May 2017 2:42 pm, "Gabor Szabo" <szab...@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> I've just noticed that in /Applications/Rakudo/share/perl6/site/bin/ I
> >> have 3 copies
> >> of every script. One with a -j and one with a -m at the end just as for
> >> zef:
> >> zef
> >> zef-j
> >> zef-m
> >> The files seem to be identical.
> >> Why are there 3 and what is their purpose?
> >> Gabor