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perl5.004

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Modules

AnyDBM_File provide framework for multiple DBMs     
AutoLoader load subroutines only on demand     
AutoSplit split a package for autoloading     
Benchmark benchmark running times of code     
Bundle::CPAN A bundle to play with all the other modules on CPAN    0.02
CGI Simple Common Gateway Interface Class    2.36
CGI::Apache Make things work with CGI.pm against Perl-Apache API    1.01
CGI::Carp CGI routines for writing to the HTTPD (or other) error log    1.06
CGI::Fast CGI Interface for Fast CGI    1.00a
CGI::Push Simple Interface to Server Push    1.00
CGI::Switch Try more than one constructors and return the first object available    0.05
CPAN query, download and build perl modules from CPAN sites    1.2401
CPAN::FirstTime Utility for CPAN::Config file Initialization    1.18
Carp      
Class::Struct declare struct-like datatypes as Perl classes     
Cwd     2.00
DB_File Perl5 access to Berkeley DB    1.14
Devel::SelfStubber generate stubs for a SelfLoading module    1.01
DirHandle supply object methods for directory handles     
DynaLoader Dynamically load C libraries into Perl code    1.02
English use nice English (or awk) names for ugly punctuation variables     
Env perl module that imports environment variables     
Exporter Implements default import method for modules     
ExtUtils::Command utilities to replace common UNIX commands in Makefiles etc.    1.00
ExtUtils::Embed Utilities for embedding Perl in C/C++ applications    1.2501
ExtUtils::Install install files from here to there    1.16
ExtUtils::Liblist determine libraries to use and how to use them    1.2201
ExtUtils::MM_OS2 methods to override UN*X behaviour in ExtUtils::MakeMaker     
ExtUtils::MM_Unix methods used by ExtUtils::MakeMaker    1.114
ExtUtils::MM_VMS methods to override UN*X behaviour in ExtUtils::MakeMaker     
ExtUtils::MM_Win32 methods to override UN*X behaviour in ExtUtils::MakeMaker     
ExtUtils::MakeMaker create an extension Makefile    5.4002
ExtUtils::Manifest utilities to write and check a MANIFEST file    1.33
ExtUtils::Mkbootstrap make a bootstrap file for use by DynaLoader    1.13
ExtUtils::Mksymlists write linker options files for dynamic extension    1.13
ExtUtils::XSSymSet     1.0
ExtUtils::testlib add blib/* directories to @INC    1.11
Fcntl load the C Fcntl.h defines    1.03
File::Basename     2.5
File::CheckTree      
File::Compare Compare files or filehandles    1.1001
File::Copy Copy files or filehandles    2.02
File::Find      
File::Path create or remove a series of directories    1.04
File::stat by-name interface to Perl's built-in stat() functions     
FileCache keep more files open than the system permits     
FileHandle supply object methods for filehandles    2.00
FindBin Locate directory of original perl script    1.04
GDBM_File Perl5 access to the gdbm library.    1.00
Getopt::Long     2.10
Getopt::Std      
I18N::Collate compare 8-bit scalar data according to the current locale     
IO load various IO modules     
IO::File supply object methods for filehandles    1.0602
IO::Handle supply object methods for I/O handles    1.1504
IO::Pipe     1.0901
IO::Seekable supply seek based methods for I/O objects    1.06
IO::Select OO interface to the select system call    1.10
IO::Socket Object interface to socket communications    1.1602
IPC::Open2 open a process for both reading and writing    1.01
IPC::Open3 open a process for reading, writing, and error handling    1.0101
Math::BigFloat Arbitrary length float math package     
Math::BigInt Arbitrary size integer math package     
Math::Complex complex numbers and associated mathematical functions    1.01
Math::Trig trigonometric functions    1
NDBM_File Tied access to ndbm files    1.00
Net::Ping check a remote host for reachability    2.02
Net::hostent by-name interface to Perl's built-in gethost*() functions     
Net::netent by-name interface to Perl's built-in getnet*() functions     
Net::protoent by-name interface to Perl's built-in getproto*() functions     
Net::servent by-name interface to Perl's built-in getserv*() functions     
ODBM_File Tied access to odbm files    1.00
OS2::ExtAttr Perl access to extended attributes.    0.01
OS2::PrfDB Perl extension for access to OS/2 setting database.    0.02
OS2::Process exports constants for system() call on OS2.     
OS2::REXX access to DLLs with REXX calling convention and REXX runtime.     
Opcode Disable named opcodes when compiling perl code    1.04
POSIX Perl interface to IEEE Std 1003.1    1.02
Pod::Functions      
Pod::Html      
Pod::Text convert POD data to formatted ASCII text    1.0203
SDBM_File Tied access to sdbm files    1.00
Safe Compile and execute code in restricted compartments    2.06
Search::Dict search for key in dictionary file     
SelectSaver save and restore selected file handle     
SelfLoader load functions only on demand    1.07
Shell run shell commands transparently within perl     
Socket load the C socket.h defines and structure manipulators    1.6
Symbol manipulate Perl symbols and their names    1.02
Sys::Hostname Try every conceivable way to get hostname     
Sys::Syslog Perl interface to the UNIX syslog(3) calls     
Term::Cap Perl termcap interface     
Term::Complete Perl word completion module     
Term::ReadLine Perl interface to various readline packages. If no real package is found, substitutes stubs instead of basic functions.     
Test::Harness run perl standard test scripts with statistics    1.1502
Text::Abbrev      
Text::ParseWords parse text into an array of tokens     
Text::Soundex Implementation of the Soundex Algorithm as Described by Knuth     
Text::Tabs expand and unexpand tabs per the unix expand(1) and unexpand(1)    96.121201
Text::Wrap line wrapping to form simple paragraphs    97.011701
Tie::Hash base class definitions for tied hashes     
Tie::RefHash use references as hash keys     
Tie::Scalar base class definitions for tied scalars     
Tie::SubstrHash Fixed-table-size, fixed-key-length hashing     
Time::Local efficiently compute time from local and GMT time     
Time::gmtime by-name interface to Perl's built-in gmtime() function    1.01
Time::localtime by-name interface to Perl's built-in localtime() function    1.01
Time::tm internal object used by Time::gmtime and Time::localtime     
UNIVERSAL base class for ALL classes (blessed references)     
User::grent by-name interface to Perl's built-in getgr*() functions     
User::pwent by-name interface to Perl's built-in getpw*() functions     
VMS::DCLsym Perl extension to manipulate DCL symbols    1.01
VMS::Filespec convert between VMS and Unix file specification syntax     
VMS::Stdio     2.02
autouse postpone load of modules until a function is used    1.01
blib Use MakeMaker's uninstalled version of a package     
constant Perl pragma to declare constants    1.00
diagnostics Perl compiler pragma to force verbose warning diagnostics     
integer Perl pragma to compute arithmetic in integer instead of double     
less perl pragma to request less of something from the compiler     
lib manipulate @INC at compile time     
locale Perl pragma to use and avoid POSIX locales for built-in operations     
ops Perl pragma to restrict unsafe operations when compiling     
overload Package for overloading perl operations     
sigtrap Perl pragma to enable simple signal handling    1.02
strict Perl pragma to restrict unsafe constructs     
subs Perl pragma to predeclare sub names     
vars Perl pragma to predeclare global variable names     
vmsish Perl pragma to control VMS-specific language features     

Documentation

$orig $flavor 
CPAN::Nox Wrapper around CPAN.pm without using any XS module 
Config access Perl configuration information 
ExtUtils::Miniperl write the C code for perlmain.c 
GetOptions extended processing of command line options 
IO::pipe supply object methods for pipes 
Pod::HTML module to convert pod files to HTML 
Pumpkin Notes on handling the Perl Patch Pumpkin 
Tie::StdHash base class definitions for tied hashes 
Tie::StdScalar base class definitions for tied scalars 
VMS::XSSymSet keep sets of symbol names palatable to the VMS linker 
a2p Awk to Perl translator 
abbrev create an abbreviation table from a list 
c2ph Dump C structures as generated from cc -g -S stabs 
carp warn of errors (from perspective of caller) 
closelog Perl interface to the UNIX syslog(3) calls 
emacs/cperl-mode.el  
fileparse split a pathname into pieces 
find traverse a file tree 
getcwd get pathname of current working directory 
getopt Process single-character switches with switch clustering 
h2ph convert .h C header files to .ph Perl header files 
h2xs convert .h C header files to Perl extensions 
inet_aton load the C socket.h defines and structure manipulators 
inet_ntoa load the C socket.h defines and structure manipulators 
installhtml converts a collection of POD pages to HTML format. 
look search for key in dictionary file 
makeaperl create a new perl binary from static extensions 
open2 open a process for both reading and writing 
open3 open a process for reading, writing, and error handling 
openlog Perl interface to the UNIX syslog(3) calls 
perl Practical Extraction and Report Language 
perlLoL Manipulating Lists of Lists in Perl 
perlXStut Tutorial for XSUBs 
perlamiga Perl under Amiga OS 
perlapio perl's IO abstraction interface. 
perlbook Perl book information 
perlbot Bag'o Object Tricks (the BOT) 
perlbug how to submit bug reports on Perl 
perlcall Perl calling conventions from C 
perldata Perl data types 
perldebug Perl debugging 
perldelta what's new for perl5.004 
perldiag various Perl diagnostics 
perldoc Look up Perl documentation in pod format. 
perldsc Perl Data Structures Cookbook 
perlembed how to embed perl in your C program 
perlfaq frequently asked questions about Perl ($Date: 1997/04/24 22:46:06 $) 
perlfaq1 General Questions About Perl ($Revision: 1.12 $, $Date: 1997/04/24 22:43:34 $) 
perlfaq2 Obtaining and Learning about Perl ($Revision: 1.16 $, $Date: 1997/04/23 18:04:09 $) 
perlfaq3 Programming Tools ($Revision: 1.22 $, $Date: 1997/04/24 22:43:42 $) 
perlfaq4 Data Manipulation ($Revision: 1.19 $, $Date: 1997/04/24 22:43:57 $) 
perlfaq5 Files and Formats ($Revision: 1.22 $, $Date: 1997/04/24 22:44:02 $) 
perlfaq6 Regexps ($Revision: 1.17 $, $Date: 1997/04/24 22:44:10 $) 
perlfaq7 Perl Language Issues ($Revision: 1.18 $, $Date: 1997/04/24 22:44:14 $) 
perlfaq8 System Interaction ($Revision: 1.21 $, $Date: 1997/04/24 22:44:19 $) 
perlfaq9 Networking ($Revision: 1.16 $, $Date: 1997/04/23 18:12:06 $) 
perlform Perl formats 
perlfunc Perl builtin functions 
perlguts Perl's Internal Functions 
perlipc Perl interprocess communication (signals, fifos, pipes, safe subprocesses, sockets, and semaphores) 
perllocale Perl locale handling (internationalization and localization) 
perlmod Perl modules (packages and symbol tables) 
perlmodlib constructing new Perl modules and finding existing ones 
perlobj Perl objects 
perlop Perl operators and precedence 
perlos2 Perl under OS/2, DOS, Win0.3*, Win0.95 and WinNT. 
perlplan9 Plan 9-specific documentation for Perl 
perlpod plain old documentation 
perlre Perl regular expressions 
perlref Perl references and nested data structures 
perlrun how to execute the Perl interpreter 
perlsec Perl security 
perlstyle Perl style guide 
perlsub Perl subroutines 
perlsyn Perl syntax 
perltie how to hide an object class in a simple variable 
perltoc perl documentation table of contents 
perltoot Tom's object-oriented tutorial for perl 
perltrap Perl traps for the unwary 
perlvar Perl predefined variables 
perlvms VMS-specific documentation for Perl 
perlwin32 Perl under Win32 
perlxs XS language reference manual 
pl2pm Rough tool to translate Perl4 .pl files to Perl5 .pm modules. 
pod2html convert .pod files to .html files 
pod2man translate embedded Perl pod directives into man pages 
pstruct Dump C structures as generated from cc -g -S stabs 
s2p Sed to Perl translator 
setlogmask Perl interface to the UNIX syslog(3) calls 
sockaddr_in load the C socket.h defines and structure manipulators 
sockaddr_un load the C socket.h defines and structure manipulators 
syslog Perl interface to the UNIX syslog(3) calls 
validate run many filetest checks on a tree 
writemain write the C code for perlmain.c 
xsubpp compiler to convert Perl XS code into C code 

Other Files

README.cygwin32
README.plan9
README.qnx
README.vms
eg/README
eg/cgi/index.html
eg/sysvipc/README
ext/DynaLoader/README
ext/IO/README
ext/SDBM_File/sdbm/README
ext/SDBM_File/sdbm/README.too
ext/SDBM_File/sdbm/readme.ms
h2pl/README
hints/README.hints
vms/ext/DCLsym/0README.txt
vms/ext/Stdio/0README.txt