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Re: Adding user-defined modules under ActiveState

by jmlynesjr (Friar)
on Oct 15, 2012 at 01:35 UTC ( #998995=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Adding user-defined modules under ActiveState

I've just started using use lib '/path/to/module/';


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Re^2: Adding user-defined modules under ActiveState
by davies (Vicar) on Oct 15, 2012 at 08:41 UTC

    Yes, that's what I've been using up to now. The problem is that I have the development version on my network, but I also want to run the code on a notebook that may not be connected to the network. Since different machines have different system drives (the one I'm working on uses F:, for example), I'd prefer to avoid paths that would need to be machine specific.


    John Davies

      John, yes, you have a different situation than I have. The environment variable method may work best for you. I just installed Citrus Perl 5.16 and in trying to run a wxPerl screen capture script I found on Perl Monks, a required module couldn't be found in the "standard" @INC paths. After locating the module several levels deeper in the directory structure, I used the use lib to point to it. As I learn more, I may have to change plans also. I'm looking at putting commands into .profile to set things up at login.


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