[Pdx-pm] how to append to library path?

Nathaniel Powning nat at powning.org
Mon Dec 15 18:58:45 CST 2003

On 15 Dec 2003, Randal L. Schwartz wrote:

> >>>>> "Chris" == Chris Dawson <cdawson at webiphany.com> writes:
> >> How would it know where to look for the file?  You've always got a
> >> chicken-and-egg problem there. :)
> >>
> >>
> Chris> Well, I thought perhaps the path to this file might have been compiled
> Chris> into perl.  :)  Am I missing something?
> Yes, at some point, you HAVE to have a path compiled into Perl.  Why
> not make it the business paths, instead of meta-paths?  That's
> what Larry decided to do.

What if you're an individual user wanting to include your own modules
while using the global perl binary?  Is it not okay to populate your own
@INC or push an additional value into it?

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