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xdg wrote on 1 Nov 2006:

Modules I've found helpful: IPC::Run3, File::HomeDir, ExtUtils::Command, Probe::Perl ...

I have to somewhat emphatically add File::Save::Home to this list, as contrasted with File::HomeDir, which arguably does not really do the right thing on MS Windows.

At the very least people need to read the POD for each module, study the APIs and rationales and make an educated choice.

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In reply to Re^2: RFC: A Primer on Writing Portable Perl Programs by Intrepid
in thread RFC: A Primer on Writing Portable Perl Programs by yumpy

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