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NAME ^

ExtUtils::Helpers - Various portability utilities for module builders

VERSION ^

version 0.022

SYNOPSIS ^

 use ExtUtils::Helpers qw/make_executable split_like_shell/;

 unshift @ARGV, split_like_shell($ENV{PROGRAM_OPTS});
 write_script_to('Build');
 make_executable('Build');

DESCRIPTION ^

This module provides various portable helper functions for module building modules.

FUNCTIONS ^

make_executable($filename)

This makes a perl script executable.

split_like_shell($string)

This function splits a string the same way as the local platform does.

detildefy($path)

This function substitutes a tilde at the start of a path with the users homedir in an appropriate manner.

man1_pagename($filename)

Returns the man page filename for a script.

man3_pagename($filename, $basedir)

Returns the man page filename for a Perl library.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ^

Olivier Mengué and Christian Walde made make_executable work on Windows.

AUTHORS ^

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE ^

This software is copyright (c) 2004 by Ken Williams, Leon Timmermans.

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.

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