[perl #47992] [RFE] 'parrot foo' automatically finds and invokes foo.pbc

Will Coleda via RT parrotbug-followup at parrotcode.org
Mon Sep 21 06:30:59 UTC 2009

On Sat Aug 30 08:06:41 2008, pmichaud wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 30, 2008 at 07:45:08AM -0700, Allison Randal via RT wrote:
> > As mentioned in RT #49168, I'm in favor of a --language flag,
> > that selects the default PBC/PIR file to run, and passes all other
> > arguments to the ':main' sub in that file. It can also select
> default
> > paths based on the options set the the configuration file for that
> language.
> Agreed on the --language concept, although I think I prefer "--prog"
> (mentioned in #49168) to "--language".  Not everything we might want
> to invoke in this manner is actually a compiler or language.
> If we're agreed on this approach, I'll open a [todo] ticket for it.
> I might even write the patch to make it work.  :-)
> Pm

Do the fakecutables satisfy the spirit of this request? 

Will "Coke" Coleda

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