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Re: Difference between $0 and __FILE__

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Sep 26, 2012 at 04:28 UTC ( #995694=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Difference between $0 and __FILE__

Within a module (say used from a program (say, __FILE__ will be but $0 will be

The test you posted checks whether the file that contains it is being run as a 'main' program, or is being used or required, or done or eval'd.

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