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Re: Module's name and file's name

by blue_cowdawg (Monsignor)
on Jan 22, 2013 at 20:04 UTC ( #1014778=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Module's name and file's name

      Could you explain me ?

The way Perl is "wired" when you have

use HR; # using your example
it checks all the directories in @INC for a file named "HR.pm" and isn't going to look in "MyModule.pm"


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Re^2: Module's name and file's name
by beurive.denis (Novice) on Jan 22, 2013 at 20:14 UTC

    Hello,

    Thank you.

    I know. That's why I use :

    use MyModule;

    That way, Perl finds the file "MyModule.pm".

    But the the module's name is "HR" (as declared after "package"), not "MyModule".

    I think that it messes up something.

    I may be wrong.

    What do you think ?

    Thank you.

      I think that it messes up something.

      It messes up clarity for the hacker who inherits your code. :P

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