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Your first snippet of:
our $is_magick = 0; eval 'require GD'; if ($@) { # problems with GD, fall back to non-GD } else { # we have GD, go for it! $is_magick = 1; }
works exactly as you want, when run as written above. $is_magick is set to 0 if GD is not available and 1 if GD is available.

That suggests that there's something about your implementation of this snippet in your module or program that prevents it from working.

Can you provide a sample of code that you have written which demonstrates erroneous behaviour?


In reply to Re: disable functions if module not installed by Anonymous Monk
in thread disable functions if module not installed by lepetitalbert

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