BBEdit could no longer open Perl documentation inline. The Unix perldoc command, that BBEdit depends on, had no execute permissions. How permissions keep getting broken in OS X is one of Apple’s “endearing” mysteries.
No problemo…I’ll just run Disk Utility’s Repair Permissions command. It doesn’t indicate anything relevant has been updated but, sure enough, the execute permissions for perldoc and other commands have been fixed. Is Apple too embarrassed to list all the broken permissions it’s fixing?