vendorlib - Use Only Core and Vendor Libraries in @INC
#!/usr/bin/perl use vendorlib; use strict; use warnings; use SomeModule; # will only search in core and vendor paths ...
In a system distribution such as Debian, it may be advisable for Perl programs to ignore the user's CPAN-installed modules and only use the distribution-provided modules to avoid possible breakage with newer and unpackaged versions of modules.
To that end, this pragma will replace your
@INC with only the core and vendor
@INC paths, ignoring site_perl and
It is recommended that you put
use vendorlib; as the first statement in your program, before even
use strict; and
Please report any bugs or feature requests to
bug-vendorlib at rt.cpan.org, or through the web interface at http://rt.cpan.org/NoAuth/ReportBug.html?Queue=vendorlib. I will be notified, and then you'll automatically be notified of progress on your bug as I make changes.
You can find documentation for this module with the perldoc command.
You can also look for information at:
mxey and jawnsy on oftc #debian-perl helped to hash out the design for this.
ribasushi reviewed the initial version and pointed out that @INC order matters.
<rkitover at cpan.org>
Copyright 2011 Rafael Kitover.
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of either: the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; or the Artistic License.
See http://dev.perl.org/licenses/ for more information.