Noah Misch <> writes:
> On Sun, Jul 30, 2017 at 01:21:28AM -0400, Tom Lane wrote:
>> I think it'd be a good idea to insist that "prove" be in
>> the same directory we found "perl" in.

> Nah; on my machines, I use /usr/bin/perl and ~/sw/cpan/bin/prove.  The latter
> is built against the former, so there's no particular hazard.

Well, OK, but I'd still like to tweak configure so that it records
an absolute path for prove rather than just setting PROVE=prove.
That way you'd at least be able to tell from the configure log
whether you are possibly at risk.

                        regards, tom lane

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