PATH=/usr/local/bin:/bin:/usr/bin considered harmful

Andrew Haley aph at
Fri Jun 22 08:00:59 UTC 2012

On 06/22/2012 04:15 AM, Sam Varshavchik wrote:
> The new perl package contains /usr/bin/perl. At upgrade, dependency  
> resolution is not smart enough to realize that the new package's  
> /bin/perl=/usr/bin/perl, causing a conflict.

What exactly is the conflict?


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