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Re: Directory independent processing

by Tanktalus (Canon)
on Oct 16, 2012 at 23:21 UTC ( #999443=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Directory independent processing

Generally, I use moritz' second-last listed approach, "Search relatively to the installation path of the binary" (well, of the script).

use File::Spec; my $project_dir = File::Spec->catdir( File::Spec->rel2abs(__FILE__), F +ile::Spec->updir() );
I put that in my main script, right near the top, maybe in a BEGIN block if I have to:
use File::Spec; my $project_dir; BEGIN { $project_dir = File::Spec->catdir( File::Spec->rel2abs(__FILE_ +_), File::Spec->updir() ); }
and then everything is relative to that. I used to use this to create my @INC path, but have recently been shown rlib which takes care of that for me now :-)

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[marto]: Sane Dots, chapter 13: ITIL never work :P
[marto]: sorry, bad pun of it'll :P
[Corion]: :-D
[Corion]: I think that ITIL is mostly to prevent people from doing harm to a system that basically runs unattended :)
[Corion]: Maybe you could reduce ITIL to a computer network, a man and a dog. The network runs the computations. The man is there to feed the dog. The dog is there to prevent the man from accessing the computers.
[marto]: from experience of this side of the fence, it's all about proving to people that you are ITIL compliant, then the client ignores logical processes anyway :P
[marto]: when you work on the outside, for a client, you can make them aware of the stupids, but they don' t always listen :/
[Corion]: Yeah, you can lead them to water, but it's illegal to drown them...
[Discipulus]: Here my solution marto: create a win fake machine insied AD. do a micro fake partition foreach remote partition you wont to monit. put a web server that acept from data from remote systems and full fake partition as needed. fake partition are Mb. ;=)

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