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
Thanks to mxey, jawnsy and ribasushi for help with the design.
Rafael Kitover <email@example.com>