Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
We don't bite newbies here... much
 
PerlMonks  

Re: Mulit-Platform use case

by RyuMaou (Deacon)
on Mar 19, 2009 at 19:30 UTC ( #751843=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Mulit-Platform use case

About two four years ago (wow, the time flies!), I was messing around with a script I wanted to run on a bunch of different systems, so I was doing a lot of OS detection. I just modified that slightly to check the code and the following syntax worked just fine:

if ($^O eq "MSWin32") { use Win32; }

I'll throw the rest of the OS detection craziness into my scratchpad, if anyone is interested in it.


Comment on Re: Mulit-Platform use case
Download Code
Re^2: Mulit-Platform use case
by cdarke (Prior) on Mar 19, 2009 at 20:23 UTC
    That will not work stand-alone because (as moritz said) use is executed at compile time. Even if placed in a BEGIN block.
    For example, on Windows:
    use strict; use warnings; if ($^O ne "MSWin32") { use POSIX; } local $, = "\n"; print keys %INC
    shows that POSIX.pm is loaded.

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://751843]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others cooling their heels in the Monastery: (11)
As of 2014-07-28 12:51 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?

    My favorite superfluous repetitious redundant duplicative phrase is:









    Results (197 votes), past polls