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

Sam Varshavchik mrsam at
Fri Jun 22 10:44:58 UTC 2012

Andrew Haley writes:

> 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?

See the error from yum/rpm, that I posted.

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