Bill Allombert on Wed, 21 Jan 2015 22:32:27 +0100

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Re: Install Perl scripts with #!/usr/bin/env perl

On Mon, Jan 19, 2015 at 12:28:19PM +0100, Jeroen Demeyer wrote:
> On 2015-01-19 12:20, Bill Allombert wrote:
> >your proposal defeats the purpose of the Configure check, since the perl
> >program checked by Configure might not be the perl program that will be used.
> No, it does not since the perl program checked by Configure is still
> used at build-time. My patch only changes things at run-time, not
> build-time.

The Configure check was meant for tex2mail.
In fact, if you use release tarballs, PARI does not use perl to build.