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Re^5: Finding version of a Perl module

by itub (Priest)
on Sep 09, 2005 at 15:34 UTC ( #490607=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^4: Finding version of a Perl module
in thread Finding version of a Perl module

That's interesting. But if you say use Module1 3.0; (notice that the version number is not in quotes), then you get
Loading Module1...
Module1 version 3 required--this is only version 2.0 at version.pl line 4.
BEGIN failed--compilation aborted at version.pl line 4.

It seems that if you give a number, the version check is done by use, but if you give a string it is treated as the first argument to pass to import, in which case you do need exporter to handle it.

I hadn't noticed because I always call use by giving the version numbers as numbers, not as strings.

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Re^6: Finding version of a Perl module
by ikegami (Pope) on Sep 09, 2005 at 15:37 UTC
    That's interesting! My apologies.

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