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Id: 12015
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Queue: Module-Build

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Subject: install_base should put all executables into bin/
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--install_base=/home/foo puts *binary* executables into /home/foo/bin/ but perl executables go into /home/foo/script/. This is not a useful default because... A) Who keeps executables in a directory called 'script' let alone in their PATH? B) From a user perspective there's no difference between an interpreted executable and a binary executable. All they are is its a program and it runs. To differenciate is to violate encapsulation. "scripts" and "bins" should go into the same place. bin/
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This was already fixed in CVS a while ago. It'll be part of the 0.27_xx series, which will become 0.28xx eventually when it goes non-beta. We should get 0.27_01 out pretty soon. -Ken

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