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blib(3)                Perl Programmers Reference Guide                blib(3)



NAME
       blib - Use MakeMaker's uninstalled version(1,3,5) of a package

SYNOPSIS
        perl -Mblib script [args...]

        perl -Mblib=dir script [args...]

DESCRIPTION
       Looks for MakeMaker-like 'blib' directory structure starting in(1,8) dir (or
       current directory) and working back up to five levels of '..'.

       Intended for use on command line with -M option as a way of testing
       arbitary scripts against an uninstalled version(1,3,5) of a package.

       However it is possible to :

        use blib;
        or
        use blib '..';

       etc. if(3,n) you really must.

BUGS
       Pollutes global name space for development only task.

AUTHOR
       Nick Ing-Simmons nik@tiuk.ti.com



perl v5.8.5                       2001-09-21                           blib(3)

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