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we just bought a web-project which uses perl scripts.
Now we have a problem to get it up and running. The guy who wrote the whole thing did not leave his perl scripts in the regular folders which are defined in @INC but in a different one.
Well one way to get it to work is to edit every single file and add the line use "/my/dir/" but that is not an option since there are hundreds of files.
Is there any way to edit the @INC array globally so that I can add the dir to it?
If you can afford a change to the way Perl is invoked, you can use the -I option to add the immediately proceding directory to the @INC array. For example, `perl -I/my/dir script.pl`. I'm pretty sure that will not overwrite what's already in @INC, but I'm not positive. You'll find out the first time you try it; but don't worry, it won't damage anything.
OK, according to some mod_perl documentation, modifying @INC during script execution will not affect anything other than the currently executing script, so that's out. But, it does say you can change @INC to take effect at server startup and therefore be used by any script that may run. Summarised, you should be able to do
I'll admit that I don't know much about mod_perl, but from this post it seems like it might have to be inside a <Location> block. If that doesn't work, I'm not sure. You might also want to check out the Practical mod_perl book.
Edit: Also, take a look at the logs, if you've got access to them. At best case, something is writing some error messages in there that will make everything clear.
Last edited by taylor_venable; 05-02-2006 at 03:07 PM.