Messed up Perl

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Mon Oct 4 11:51:40 PDT 2010

On Oct 4, 2010, at 13:31, Michael_google gmail_Gersten wrote:

> I may have installed MacPorts.
> I may have installed program X.
> Program X wants to use Y, and wants new version 24 1/2 of Y, while the
> system only has version 21.

Program X should access Y via its absolute MacPorts path. If X doesn't do this and X is installed via MacPorts, a ticket can be filed against X.

> Now, I want to use Y version 21 for my stuff, and also use Y version
> 24 1/2 when X needs to use Y
> Can you come up with a good general solution for this? This requires
> more than just "modify the path in your login shell". This requires
> knowing that your execution path is context specific.

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