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Simon Cozens
Date:
August 23, 2001 06:34
Subject:
Re: The coderef in @INC strikes back
Message ID:
20010823143343.A10948@netthink.co.uk
On Thu, Aug 23, 2001 at 06:27:21AM -0700, Randal L. Schwartz wrote:
> >>>>> "Rafael" == Rafael Garcia-Suarez <rgarciasuarez@free.fr> writes:
> 
> Rafael> Do we need the ability to include source code filters via
> Rafael> hooks in @INC ?
> 
> Wasn't this to support gzipped @INC hierarchies?  Or does that use a
> different mechanism?  I recall someone saying that they could get
> gzipped @INCs working now that ___ was done.  Was this it?

Yes and no. It does enable support for zipped @INC, (See ex::lib::zip)
but it's useful for lots of other things as well. (See ByteLoader)

Simon

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