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From Michael Peters <>
Subject Re: [mp2] PAR in production?
Date Fri, 10 Nov 2006 13:46:06 GMT

Foo JH wrote:
> I don't understand. What do you mean by 'perl is not relocatable'? I've
> put (Active)Perl in the same directory as the apache server in a
> copy-paste operation. But this is in Windows.

One example is that @INC is determined at compile time. If you move your perl
around, @INC doesn't change. Having it be truly relocatable means that the
binary can find libraries relative to it's installation rather than being a full

After reading some archives it seems that ActivePerl may already be able to do
this, but I'm not sure.

Michael Peters
Plus Three, LP

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