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Re^4: How to change @INC permanently?

by merlyn (Sage)
on Aug 24, 2005 at 06:44 UTC ( #486113=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re^3: How to change @INC permanently?
in thread How to change @INC permanently?

set the PERL5LIB environment variable
In my experience, ensuring that an environment variable is set for every possible process that might execute my script is pretty unlikely, not to mention that a setuid script ignores that variable.

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Re^5: How to change @INC permanently?
by xdg (Monsignor) on Aug 24, 2005 at 12:04 UTC

    I like to give people options. Not everyone feels comfortable recompiling perl. Given that the OP was looking in Super Search to find out about use lib, it seemed to me that a recompile or editing the binary might be the proverbial atomic bomb to swat a fly.


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