Created attachment 6496 [details]
This was reported in Debian as http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=601406.
Indeed, now most if not all Linux and other Unices provide Perl in /usr/bin and it would make sense to make examples consistent with this.
See trivial patch attached.
Christian Perrier for Debian maintainers
Created attachment 7046 [details]
Karolin, please add to 3.5 and 3.6. Thanks!
Pushed to v3-5-test and v3-6-test.
Closing out bug report.