Perl rename

Linda Walsh cygwin@tlinx.org
Sun Nov 9 01:50:00 GMT 2014


Steven Penny wrote:
> I noticed that Debian is using Perl rename
> 
>     $ readlink -f /usr/bin/rename
>     /usr/bin/prename
> 
>     $ dpkg --search bin/prename
>     perl: /usr/bin/prename
> 
> However, Cygwin Perl does not include this file.
> 
>     $ gzip -cd /etc/setup/perl.lst.gz | grep prename | wc
>           0       0       0
> 
> I understand that the util-linux version has the benefit of not needing Perl,
> however if a user decides to install the Perl package, shouldnt they benefit
> from the Perl rename as well?
---
	What benefits does the perl rename have over the normal util-linux
version?


--
Problem reports:       http://cygwin.com/problems.html
FAQ:                   http://cygwin.com/faq/
Documentation:         http://cygwin.com/docs.html
Unsubscribe info:      http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple



More information about the Cygwin mailing list