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Re: Conditional 'use lib'

by Chmrr (Vicar)
on Feb 26, 2003 at 08:04 UTC ( #238701=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Conditional 'use lib'

The work is done inside of's import method, so you might try:

BEGIN { use Sys::Hostname; require lib; if (hostname() eq '') { lib->import('/alternate/libdir'); } else { lib->import('/default/libdir'); } }

The advantage of this over the unshift trick is that you'll get architecture-dependent paths added, as well.

perl -pe '"I lo*`+$^X$\"$]!$/"=~m%(.*)%s;$_=$1;y^`+*^e v^#$&V"+@( NO CARRIER'

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Re^2: Conditional 'use lib'
by Anonymous Monk on Dec 04, 2007 at 18:48 UTC
    Just found an even easier way, which seems to work for me: my $module = "ROX::Filer"; eval "use $module"; die "couldn't load $module : $!n" if ($@); See

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