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Re: Question for perl gurus: what creates /bin/{HEAD|GET|POST}?

On Fri, 27 Sep 2002, Max Bowsher wrote:

> Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> > On Fri, 27 Sep 2002, Gerrit P. Haase wrote:
> > > The LWP module isn't part of the Cygwin perl distribution.  If you
> > > install LWP you are asked if you want to install these shortcuts
> > > This was included in the LWP setup because of the problems with Cygwin
> > > and other case insensitive platforms.
> >
> > Hmm, I don't believe I was asked anything - everything was installed
> > automatically...  I can re-check this.
> I installed LWP via the CPAN shell yesterday - no questions were asked, the make
> install errored out, with head and HEAD being the problem. Another option would
> be to try and convince LWP to make them,, instead.
> Max.

Thanks for confirming this.  Yes, a ".pl" suffix would certainly be a
better idea than the "LWP-" prefix...  I'll try to compose a reasonable
message to the LWP maintainers.
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     |,4-  ) )-,_. ,\ (  `'-'		Igor Pechtchanski
    '---''(_/--'  `-'\_) fL	a.k.a JaguaR-R-R-r-r-r-.-.-.  Meow!

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