Jul 20, 2023

Perl module to require() from a variable

UNIVERSALrequire - require modules from a variable.

If you’ve ever had to do this…

eval "require $module";

to get around the bareword caveats on require, this module is for you. It creates a universal require class method that will work with every Perl module and its secure. So instead of doing some arcane eval work, you can do this


It doesn’t save you much typing, but it’ll make a lot more sense to someone who’s not a ninth level Perl acolyte.

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