Re: [PBML] #! line on Mac
- Perl on a Mac (assuming you're running Mac OS X) is essentially like
running Perl on its 'native' habitat -- that is, UNIX.
The "magic cookie" for Perl on a Mac is like it is on most other UNIX
systems. That is:
What version of Mac OS X are you running? My 10.4.9 system has Perl
At 2:50 +0000 4/26/07, shrdlu2002 wrote:
>I've written a couple of dozen Perl scripts and run them in Windows,--
>and occasionally as CGI. Now I'm trying to do the same in a Terminal
>window on a Mac using OS X.2 (panther), and I'm stuck.
>In Windows 95, 98, and XP, this is how I start:
>use CGI qw(:standard) ;
># Create a user agent object
>my $ua = LWP::UserAgent->new;
>$ua->agent("Mozilla/5.0 (PPC Mac OS X; )");
>I have at least two problems:
>1) I don't know the correct path for the first line, or how to find
>where perl is to be found (my guess is there's no .exe on the Mac). I
>thought in installed perl 5.8, but "perl -v" still says 5.6. There is
>a perl-5.8.1 folder on my desktop, but I don't know how to translate
>that into a Unix-style path, or even if I should be trying.
>2) Sometimes I can get execution started, but it can't find
>UserAgent.pl , which makes me think I'm missing a library. (I probably
>don't have the right Mozilla string, but execution isn't getting that far.
>I'll appreciate any answers, or even semi-educated guesses.
John Francini, francini@...
"The journey is more important than the destination -- that's part of life.
If you only live for getting to the end, you're almost always disappointed."
-- Donald Knuth
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