|go ahead... be a heretic|
Re: path to perl interpreterby kprasanna_79 (Hermit)
|on Sep 29, 2005 at 06:33 UTC||Need Help??|
The $^X variable (in the first reply) displays the first word of the command line you used to start this program. If you started this program by entering its name, the name of the program appears in $^X. If you used the perl command to start this program, $^X contains perl.
The following statement checks to see whether you started this program with the command perl:
So the first reply might not be so useful in your case.
I dont know which platform Your working with. But in unix i usually do this way.
If you want to run perl script there is also another way. Put the perl interpreter path in the first line of your program. This is called shebang ling techinically
Run the program like this.
This will run from the interpreter you have mentioned in the first line of the program.-Prasanna.K