Philip R Brenan > Math-Permute-List > Math::Permute::List



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Name ^

Math::Permute::List - Generate all permutations of a list.

Synopsis ^

 use Math::Permute::List;

 permute {say "@_"} qw(a b c);

 #  a b c
 #  a c b
 #  b a c
 #  c a b
 #  b c a
 #  c b a

Description ^

Generate and process all the all the permutations of a list using the standard Perl metaphor.

permute() returns the number of permutations in both scalar and array context.

permute() is easy to use and fast. It is written in 100% Pure Perl.

Please note that the order in which the permutations are generated is not guaranteed, so please do not rely on it.

Export ^

The permute() function is exported.

Installation ^

Standard Module::Build process for building and installing modules:

  perl Build.PL
  ./Build test
  ./Build install

Or, if you're on a platform (like DOS or Windows) that doesn't require the "./" notation, you can do this:

  perl Build.PL
  Build test
  Build install

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Copyright ^

Copyright (c) 2009 Philip R Brenan.

This module is free software. It may be used, redistributed and/or modified under the same terms as Perl itself.

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