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RE: RE: Apparel design entries

by Anonymous Monk
on Jun 14, 2000 at 18:45 UTC ( #18108=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to RE: Apparel design entries
in thread apparel design entries

A humble novice writes... Could one of the enlightened masters here please explain the pun in #5 ? I've never even had course to use $^ before. Is it a heresy that I had to look it up in the Gecko book, not having either Camel or Llama to hand ? -- or is that just on Slashdot ?

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The meaning of $^X (was RE: RE: RE: Apparel design entries)
by Corion (Pope) on Jun 14, 2000 at 19:08 UTC

    A look into perlvar tells me that $^X is the name of the binary that the script was started from. Run this code to see it :

    perl -e 'print $^X'

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