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Re^4: Can't locate Modules/ in @INC

by techcode (Hermit)
on Feb 23, 2007 at 10:34 UTC ( #601725=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: Can't locate Modules/ in @INC
in thread Can't locate Modules/ in @INC

Wow - I guess you learn something new each day.

Beside being able to swear that I read somewhere that cwd is automaticly set to location where script is running. I never had an problem with that in the past ~ 5 years of working with Perl.

Here is the source Changing the Working Directory which I found out yesterday - but I got it from other places in the past ...


During development and testing I used -T option. First thought was that it's the thing causing the problem on the server - obviosly it isn't.

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Re^5: Can't locate Modules/ in @INC
by Joost (Canon) on Feb 23, 2007 at 14:13 UTC
    Huh. that page is wrong. :-) At least it doesn't work like that if you run a script from the command line / shell script. Running from a shell does not change the cwd, because that would defeat the point of having a cwd in the first place.

    Some other environments do set the cwd; usually to the scrip's install dir, but that's normally because there isn't a logical cwd to begin with (i.e. in a CGI environment, or on windows, if you start a script by clicking on its icon)

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