Gentoo Archives: gentoo-osx

From: Philipp Riegger <lists@××××××××××××.de>
To: gentoo-osx@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-osx] env.d; perl with collision-protect
Date: Fri, 19 Aug 2005 20:59:01
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-osx] env.d; perl with collision-protect by Finn Thain
On 19. Aug 2005, at 6:13 Uhr, Finn Thain wrote:

>> >> One of these issues is providing Gentoo's perl as the default when >> `perl` is executed in interactive shells (bash, in my case). The >> lovely >> '/etc/env.d' structure lends itself to the sort of PATH mangling that >> needs to be done, but there is one problem here. '/etc/profile.gentoo' >> appends the PATH from '/etc/profile.env' to the existing PATH, rather >> than inserting to the beginning of the existing PATH. > > This is consistent with the intent of collision-protect. People (users, > ISVs) care about the behaviour of Apple's OS X. That is, they care > about > avoiding collisions in the file system only in as much it preserves > that > behaviour.
Why not provide something like perl_select (like apples gcc_select) or perl-config? I use gcc_select to switch between apples gcc and gnat for OS X. Philipp -- gentoo-osx@g.o mailing list