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Re^5: Perl Best Practices book: is this one a best practice or a dodgy practice?

by theorbtwo (Prior)
on Sep 09, 2005 at 13:16 UTC ( #490560=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: Perl Best Practices book: is this one a best practice or a dodgy practice?
in thread Perl Best Practices book: is this one a best practice or a dodgy practice?

You might be interested in Cwd::abs_path -- but in general, what you want to do here isn't always possible. Consider a windows box that SMB-exports two directories, one of which is a child of the other.


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[LanX]: corion only > 800 lines
[stevieb]: ahhh you're talking about the actual Makefile, not the PP Makefile.PL
[Corion]: LanX: But most of that is just setup of variables to be used later, like CC , LIB etc.
[LanX]: yes and some builders try to avoid it
[RonW]: :)

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