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Re^4: confused path

by tobyink (Abbot)
on Oct 09, 2012 at 10:44 UTC ( #997973=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: confused path
in thread confused path

system("which $prog") would be passed through the shell. exec $prog would not be. The shell could run startup script which modify $PATH.

perl -E'sub Monkey::do{say$_,for@_,do{($monkey=[caller(0)]->[3])=~s{::}{ }and$monkey}}"Monkey say"->Monkey::do'

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Re^5: confused path
by Anonymous Monk on Oct 09, 2012 at 14:55 UTC
    Indeed. That reminds me case of cron where $PATH may be restricted unless modified.

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