Question about System directories

genecutl

Registered
What is the difference between the /Library/ directory and the /System/Library/ directory? I have, for example, a perl/ directory in both places. If I'm installing a new perl module, which location should I put it in?
 

endian

Dis Member
the /Library/ directory is for your systemwide stuff. /System/Library/ is for Apple's systemwide stuff. /System/ should not be modified by anybody or anything other than an Apple installer.

So put the module in /Libary/ if you want all users to have access to it, in ~/Library/ if you want only you to have access to it.
 
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