On 10.03.2009, at 21:25, John Delacour wrote:
At 21:10 -0600 9/3/09, Doug McNutt wrote:
At 22:24 -0400 3/9/09, Chris Devers wrote:
How can a Perl script reliably, portably resolve the path inside
it is running?...
$0 That's a zero. Has always worked for me to produce a full
path to a running perl script.
...There is a module "cwd"...
or rather Cwd. $0 will give the name but not the full path, so I'd
my $currentdir = cwd();
That's for a relative path. It would fail if $0 is an absolute path
to begin with, the cases would have to be distinguished. To be truly
portable, it should also make no assumptions about the directory
separator. That's what Dir::Self (available on