Author image Yoshihiro Sasaki
and 2 contributors


EnvDir - Modify environment variables according to files in a specified directory


    # Load environment variables from ./env
    use EnvDir -autoload;

    # You can specify a directory.
    use EnvDir -autoload => '/path/to/dir';

    # envdir function returns a guard object.
    use EnvDir 'envdir';

    $ENV{PATH} = '/bin';
        my $guard = envdir('/path/to/dir');
    # PATH is /bin from here

    # you can nest envdir by OOP syntax.
    use EnvDir;

    my $envdir = EnvDir->new;
        my $guard = $envdir->envdir('/env1');

            my $guard = $envdir->envdir('/env2');

    # If you set the clean option,
    # removes all current %ENV and set PATH=/bin:/usr/bin.
    # This behavior is the same as envdir(8).
    use EnvDir -autoload, -clean;

    # in function style
    use EnvDir 'envdir', -clean;

    # OO style
    use EnvDir;
    my $envdir = EnvDir->new( clean => 1 );


EnvDir is a module like envdir(8). But this module does not reset all environments by default, updates only the value that file exists. If you want to reset all environment variables, you can use the -clean option.


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Copyright (C) 2013 Yoshihiro Sasaki <ysasaki at>

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.


Yoshihiro Sasaki <ysasaki at>