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Monday, February 01, 2016

FindBin - perldoc.perl.org

FindBin - perldoc.perl.org: "If there are two modules using FindBin from different directories under the same interpreter, this won't work. Since FindBin uses a BEGIN block, it'll be executed only once, and only the first caller will get it right. This is a problem under mod_perl and other persistent Perl environments, where you shouldn't use this module. Which also means that you should avoid using FindBin in modules that you plan to put on CPAN. "


use Dir::Self instead.



(ISSUE: Dir::Self and symlinks.)


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