David Magda writes:
> Would it be possible to add a flag to the configure.pl flag so that
> it would be possible to choose another user ID to run as in a batach
For batch install, why duplicate what su does already?
> Is there any reason why the script interpreter is /bin/perl? (Instead of say,
> /usr/bin/perl, or the more generic '/usr/bin/env perl'.)
The instructions tell you to run "perl configure.pl", so
the path doesn't really matter.
> Lastly, is there any reason why configuratio and installation
> are done in one step instead of setting up the parameters, and
> then installing? I'm thinking of doing a FreeBSD Port and the
> one step system may complicate things a bit.
configure.pl takes command-line arguments, so you can run it
in batch mode.