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HAHA! caught in your own web of assumptions! ;)

my client has propriatary technology on Windows which allows applications to run in their own environment space, and without a hard-coded location. for example, alice could have perl 5.004 and 5.6.0 installed on the same machine, and run both versions at the same time without @INC getting confused. also, bob could run 5.6.0 from j:\, while charlie could run from c:\ or from k:\apps, and the scripts would all execute correctly.

so, the path to perl is not the same for all users. it can be found with environment variables, but 1) that won't work on the #! line, and 2) windows doesn't really care anyway.

on unix, yours is generally the method i use. but these scripts are Win32 based, and i believe others have provided me with the portable code i need, and will include everywhere.


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