Subject: Re: Proposal: changing the default perl library search path
To: Johnny Lam <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/25/2002 12:16:15
On Thu, 24 Jan 2002, Johnny Lam wrote:

: I think we need to change the default module/library search path for Perl
: to have site_perl come before the standard directories.  In other words,
: right now the path on an i386 is:

I agree; in fact, you should submit this patch to the Perl maintainers.  It
doesn't just make sense -- it should be the out-of-the-box default.

(Somehow, ISTR that this was the default search order at some time, but I
don't know for sure.)

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