[sf-perl] perl on a mac

Rich Morin rdm at cfcl.com
Sat Nov 15 10:54:02 PST 2008

At 11:41 -0800 11/15/08, John Penkethman wrote:
>Apparently, Perl on the Mac does not setup with "." in
>the path. Or something like that.

The path is maintained and used by the shell.  It is
used to find commands which are invoked with neither
relative (eg, ./foo) or absolute (eg, /bin/foo) names.

The current directory is often left off the path, for
reasons of security.

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