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#### ragtek

##### Guest
Why do you overwrite the includepath from php?
I had big problems including some extern libraries into my xenforo application, until i saw, that the xenforo autoloader resets all the settings

PHP:
``set_include_path(\$this->_rootDir . PATH_SEPARATOR . '.');``
Wouldn't it be better to have:
PHP:
``````\$incPaths = array();
\$incPaths[] = \$this->_rootDir . PATH_SEPARATOR . '.';
\$incPaths[] = get_include_path();
set_include_path(implode(\$incPaths, PATH_SEPARATOR));``````

#### Mike

##### XenForo developer
Staff member
Including the existing include path is indeed a bit easier. Though on a side note, relying on the include path is usually not that fast. Generally speaking, avoiding it is probably a good thing, though I do see times where it's more convenient to use it.