[Omaha.pm] weee, I get to use perl again

Jesse Andersen gotosleep at gmail.com
Fri Aug 24 16:36:17 PDT 2007

I could be wrong, but wouldn't something like the following work for what
you want to do?  the path will stay relative to your script.

#!/usr/bin/perl -w

open(IN, "<../test/test.txt");

On 8/24/07, Larson, Timothy E. <TELarson at west.com> wrote:
> Huzzah, I'm back among the Perly ones.  :)  I feel so rusty...
> I want to implement a simple config file by requiring a file at runtime
> - seems easy enough.  I'd like to do it smart, though, so I don't have
> to edit the path in my script when this moves into production.  There's
> got to be a simple way to get the abs path to <my_bin_dir>/../lib so the
> thing is portable.  Only a few lines to write myself, I suppose, but
> maybe even a one-liner if I just knew which function/module to use.
> I've tried File::Spec and Cwd but can't get it quite right.
> Baby steps back into the pool...
> Tim
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