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Answer: How do I find what dir the perl script is running from?

by cei (Monk)
on Dec 19, 2000 at 01:39 UTC ( #47267=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > GUI Programming > How do I find what directory the perl script is running from? - Answer contributed by cei

I picked up this cross-platform directory checker somewhere... Works on both NT and *NIX
if ($0=~m#^(.*)\\#) { $cgi_dir = "$1"; } elsif ($0=~m#^(.*)/# ) { $ cgi_dir = "$1"; } else {`pwd` =~ /(.*)/; $ cgi_dir = "$1"; }

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