[Zurich-pm] Nachtrag: Was passiert intern, wenn man Perl mit einem Verzeichnis als einzigen Parameter aufruft?

Axel Beckert abe at deuxchevaux.org
Tue Oct 2 06:38:20 PDT 2012

Hi Paul,

thanks for the feedback.

On Tue, Oct 02, 2012 at 02:39:14PM +0200, Paul Johnson wrote:
> Ruby and python both give an error message, neither of which is
> particularly inspiring, I think, and more importantly each returns 1.

Good point and a good sanity check. :-)

> If you, or debian, care to provide a patch I'm sure it will be accepted.
> I believe there's already at least one perl bug open around this area.

Found it: https://rt.perl.org/rt3/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=61362 --
and my Debian bug report is already cited there. :-)

> If neither of you are in a position to provide a patch I may be able to
> find time to do it, but it's probably worth while making sure that the
> bug gets into perl's own bug tracker anyway, or if it's already there
> then giving it a bump couldn't hurt.

Well, I must admit, that issue scratches me not enough to dig into
Perl's C code, but scratched me enough to document it. :-)

		Kind regards, Axel
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