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From Roberto C. Sánchez <>
Subject Re: Question about open()
Date Thu, 07 Feb 2008 03:10:08 GMT
On Wed, Feb 06, 2008 at 10:06:05PM -0500, Mag Gam wrote:
> Hi All,
> I have been using mod_perl, and I have several perl-cgi files that use the
> open(). I use this function to open/include my header, footer, basically a
> poor man template system. Currently, when I open a file I have to use the
> absolute  path (/var/www/appname/ Is it possible for me to use just
> ''? I think it trying to read from DocumentRoot, which is causing the
> issue. Has anyone ever faced this?
I just set something like this in global.asa:

my $base_dir = cwd . '/';

Then I can make the $base_dir available globally and just use that
anywhere I need to refer to an on disk file.



Roberto C. Sánchez

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