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disable functions if module not installed

by lepetitalbert (Monsignor)
on Nov 03, 2008 at 21:21 UTC ( #721195=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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    $is_magick = 0;
    
    if ( is_installed Image::Magick ) { $is_magick = 1 }
    
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    if ( $is_magick = 0 ) {
    
    ...
    
      do stuff with Image::Magick ...
    }
    
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    our $is_magick = 0;
    eval 'require GD';
    ...
      # we have GD, go for it!
      $is_magick = 1;
    }
    
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    our $is_magick = 1;
    BEGIN {
    ...
        $is_magick = 0;
      }
    }
    

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