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AnyDBM_File provide framework for multiple DBMs     
AutoLoader load subroutines only on demand    5.58
AutoSplit split a package for autoloading    1.0305
B The Perl Compiler     
B::Asmdata Autogenerated data about Perl ops, used to generate bytecode     
B::Assembler Assemble Perl bytecode    0.02
B::Bblock Walk basic blocks     
B::Bytecode Perl compiler's bytecode backend     
B::C Perl compiler's C backend     
B::CC Perl compiler's optimized C translation backend     
B::Concise Walk Perl syntax tree, printing concise info about ops    0.51
B::Debug Walk Perl syntax tree, printing debug info about ops     
B::Deparse Perl compiler backend to produce perl code    0.6
B::Disassembler Disassemble Perl bytecode     
B::Lint Perl lint     
B::Showlex Show lexical variables used in functions or files     
B::Stackobj Helper module for CC backend     
B::Stash show what stashes are loaded     
B::Terse Walk Perl syntax tree, printing terse info about ops     
B::Xref Generates cross reference reports for Perl programs     
Benchmark benchmark running times of Perl code    1
ByteLoader load byte compiled perl code    0.04
CGI Simple Common Gateway Interface Class    2.752
CGI::Carp CGI routines for writing to the HTTPD (or other) error log    1.20
CGI::Cookie Interface to Netscape Cookies    1.18
CGI::Fast CGI Interface for Fast CGI    1.02
CGI::Pretty module to produce nicely formatted HTML code    1.05
CGI::Push Simple Interface to Server Push    1.04
CGI::Util Internal utilities used by CGI module    1.1
CPAN query, download and build perl modules from CPAN sites    1.59_54
CPAN::FirstTime Utility for CPAN::Config file Initialization    1.53
CPAN::Nox Wrapper around CPAN.pm without using any XS module    1.00
Carp      
Class::Struct declare struct-like datatypes as Perl classes    0.59
Cwd get pathname of current working directory    2.04
DB programmatic interface to the Perl debugging API (draft, subject to change)    1.0
DB_File Perl5 access to Berkeley DB version 1.x    1.75
Data::Dumper stringified perl data structures, suitable for both printing and eval    2.102
Devel::DProf a Perl code profiler     
Devel::Peek A data debugging tool for the XS programmer    1.00_01
Devel::SelfStubber generate stubs for a SelfLoading module    1.01
DirHandle supply object methods for directory handles     
Dumpvalue provides screen dump of Perl data.     
English use nice English (or awk) names for ugly punctuation variables     
Env perl module that imports environment variables as scalars or arrays     
Exporter Implements default import method for modules    5.562
ExtUtils::Command utilities to replace common UNIX commands in Makefiles etc.    1.01
ExtUtils::Embed Utilities for embedding Perl in C/C++ applications    1.2505
ExtUtils::Install install files from here to there    1.28
ExtUtils::Installed Inventory management of installed modules    0.02
ExtUtils::Liblist determine libraries to use and how to use them     
ExtUtils::MM_Cygwin methods to override UN*X behaviour in ExtUtils::MakeMaker     
ExtUtils::MM_OS2 methods to override UN*X behaviour in ExtUtils::MakeMaker     
ExtUtils::MM_Unix methods used by ExtUtils::MakeMaker    1.12603
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    5.45
ExtUtils::Manifest utilities to write and check a MANIFEST file    1.33
ExtUtils::Mkbootstrap make a bootstrap file for use by DynaLoader    1.14
ExtUtils::Mksymlists write linker options files for dynamic extension    1.17
ExtUtils::Packlist manage .packlist files    0.03
ExtUtils::XSSymSet     1.0
ExtUtils::testlib add blib/* directories to @INC    1.11
Fatal replace functions with equivalents which succeed or die    1.02
Fcntl load the C Fcntl.h defines    1.03
File::Basename     2.6
File::CheckTree      
File::Compare Compare files or filehandles    1.1002
File::Copy Copy files or filehandles    2.03
File::DosGlob DOS like globbing and then some     
File::Find      
File::Glob Perl extension for BSD glob routine    0.991
File::Path create or remove directory trees    1.0404
File::Spec portably perform operations on file names    0.82
File::Spec::Epoc methods for Epoc file specs     
File::Spec::Functions portably perform operations on file names    1.1
File::Spec::Mac File::Spec for MacOS    1.2
File::Spec::OS2 methods for OS/2 file specs    1.1
File::Spec::Unix methods used by File::Spec    1.2
File::Spec::VMS methods for VMS file specs    1.1
File::Spec::Win32 methods for Win32 file specs    1.2
File::Temp return name and handle of a temporary file safely    0.12
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    1.42
GDBM_File Perl5 access to the gdbm library.    1.05
Getopt::Long Extended processing of command line options    2.25
Getopt::Std     1.02
I18N::Collate compare 8-bit scalar data according to the current locale     
IO load various IO modules    1.20
IO::Dir supply object methods for directory handles    1.03
IO::File supply object methods for filehandles    1.08
IO::Handle supply object methods for I/O handles    1.21
IO::Pipe supply object methods for pipes    1.121
IO::Poll Object interface to system poll call    0.05
IO::Seekable supply seek based methods for I/O objects    1.08
IO::Select OO interface to the select system call    1.14
IO::Socket Object interface to socket communications    1.26
IO::Socket::INET Object interface for AF_INET domain sockets    1.25
IO::Socket::UNIX Object interface for AF_UNIX domain sockets    1.20
IPC::Msg SysV Msg IPC object class    1.00
IPC::Open2 open a process for both reading and writing    1.01
IPC::Open3 open a process for reading, writing, and error handling    1.0103
IPC::Semaphore SysV Semaphore IPC object class    1.00
IPC::SysV SysV IPC constants    1.03
JNI Perl encapsulation of the Java Native Interface    0.1
JPL::AutoLoader      
JPL::Class      
JPL::Compile      
Math::BigFloat Arbitrary length float math package    0.02
Math::BigInt Arbitrary size integer math package    0.01
Math::Complex complex numbers and associated mathematical functions    1.31
Math::Trig trigonometric functions    1
NDBM_File Tied access to ndbm files    1.04
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     
O Generic interface to Perl Compiler backends     
ODBM_File Tied access to odbm files    1.03
OS2::DLL access to DLLs with REXX calling convention.     
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.    0.2
OS2::REXX access to DLLs with REXX calling convention and REXX runtime.    1.00
Opcode Disable named opcodes when compiling perl code    1.04
POSIX Perl interface to IEEE Std 1003.1    1.03
Pod::Checker check pod documents for syntax errors    1.2
Pod::Find find POD documents in directory trees    0.21
Pod::Functions      
Pod::Html module to convert pod files to HTML    1.03
Pod::InputObjects objects representing POD input paragraphs, commands, etc.    1.13
Pod::LaTeX Convert Pod data to formatted Latex    0.53
Pod::Man Convert POD data to formatted *roff input    1.15
Pod::ParseUtils helpers for POD parsing and conversion    0.22
Pod::Parser base class for creating POD filters and translators    1.13
Pod::Plainer Perl extension for converting Pod to old style Pod.    0.01
Pod::Select extract selected sections of POD from input    1.13
Pod::Text Convert POD data to formatted ASCII text    2.08
Pod::Text::Color Convert POD data to ASCII text with format escapes    0.06
Pod::Text::Overstrike Convert POD data to formatted overstrike text    1.01
Pod::Text::Termcap     1
Pod::Usage print a usage message from embedded pod documentation    1.14
SDBM_File Tied access to sdbm files    1.03
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    1.0902
Shell run shell commands transparently within perl    0.3
Socket load the C socket.h defines and structure manipulators    1.72
Symbol manipulate Perl symbols and their names    1.02
Sys::Hostname Try every conceivable way to get hostname    1.1
Sys::Syslog Perl interface to the UNIX syslog(3) calls    0.01
Term::ANSIColor Color screen output using ANSI escape sequences    1.03
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 provides a simple framework for writing test scripts    1.15
Test::Harness run perl standard test scripts with statistics    1.1604
Text::Abbrev      
Text::ParseWords parse text into an array of tokens or array of arrays    3.2
Text::Soundex Implementation of the Soundex Algorithm as Described by Knuth    1.0
Text::Tabs expand and unexpand tabs per the unix expand(1) and unexpand(1)    98.112801
Text::Wrap line wrapping to form simple paragraphs    2001.0131
Thread manipulate threads in Perl (EXPERIMENTAL, subject to change)    1.0
Thread::Queue thread-safe queues     
Thread::Semaphore thread-safe semaphores     
Thread::Signal Start a thread which runs signal handlers reliably     
Thread::Specific thread-specific keys     
Tie::Array base class for tied arrays    1.01
Tie::Handle base class definitions for tied handles    4.0
Tie::Hash base class definitions for tied hashes     
Tie::RefHash use references as hash keys    1.3
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 standard I/O functions via VMS extensions    2.2
attributes get/set subroutine or variable attributes    0.03
attrs set/get attributes of a subroutine (deprecated)    1.0
autouse postpone load of modules until a function is used    1.02
base Establish IS-A relationship with base class at compile time    1.01
blib Use MakeMaker's uninstalled version of a package    1.00
bytes Perl pragma to force byte semantics rather than character semantics     
charnames define character names for \N{named} string literal escape.     
constant Perl pragma to declare constants    1.02
diagnostics Perl compiler pragma to force verbose warning diagnostics    1.0
fields compile-time class fields    1.01
filetest Perl pragma to control the filetest permission operators     
integer Perl pragma to use integer arithmetic instead of floating point     
less perl pragma to request less of something from the compiler     
lib manipulate @INC at compile time    0.5564
locale Perl pragma to use and avoid POSIX locales for built-in operations     
open perl pragma to set default disciplines for input and output     
ops Perl pragma to restrict unsafe operations when compiling     
overload Package for overloading perl operations     
re Perl pragma to alter regular expression behaviour    0.02
sigtrap Perl pragma to enable simple signal handling    1.02
strict Perl pragma to restrict unsafe constructs    1.01
subs Perl pragma to predeclare sub names     
utf8 Perl pragma to enable/disable UTF-8 in source code     
vars Perl pragma to predeclare global variable names (obsolete)     
vmsish Perl pragma to control VMS-specific language features     
warnings Perl pragma to control optional warnings     
warnings::register warnings import function     

Documentation

$orig $flavor 
CGI::Apache Backward compatibility module for CGI.pm 
CGI::Switch Backward compatibility module for defunct CGI::Switch 
Carp::Heavy Carp guts 
Config access Perl configuration information 
DynaLoader Dynamically load C libraries into Perl code 
Errno System errno constants 
Exporter::Heavy Exporter guts 
ExtUtils::Miniperl write the C code for perlmain.c 
HISTORY public release history for Data::Dumper 
Pumpkin Notes on handling the Perl Patch Pumpkin 
README.BS2000 building and installing Perl for BS2000. 
README.aix Perl version 5 on IBM Unix (AIX) systems 
README.cygwin Perl for Cygwin 
README.epoc Perl for EPOC 
README.hints  
README.hpux Perl version 5 on Hewlett-Packard Unix (HP-UX) systems 
README.machten Perl version 5 on Power MachTen systems 
README.macos Perl under Mac OS (Classic) 
README.mpeix Perl/iX for HP e3000 MPE 
README.os390 building and installing Perl for OS/390. 
README.solaris Perl version 5 on Solaris systems 
README.vmesa building and installing Perl for VM/ESA. 
README.vms Configuring, building, testing, and installing perl on VMS 
README.vos Perl for Stratus VOS 
Tie::StdHandle base class definitions for tied handles 
Tie::StdHash base class definitions for tied hashes 
Tie::StdScalar base class definitions for tied scalars 
Tutorial Perl and Java 
VMS::XSSymSet keep sets of symbol names palatable to the VMS linker 
Win32 Interfaces to some Win32 API Functions 
XSLoader Dynamically load C libraries into Perl code 
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 
dprofpp display perl profile data 
emacs/cperl-mode.el  
exetype Change executable subsystem type between "Console" and "Windows" 
fileparse split a pathname into pieces 
find traverse a file tree 
find2perl translate find command lines to Perl code 
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 
patching.pod Appropriate format for patches to the perl source tree 
perl Practical Extraction and Report Language 
perlXStut Tutorial for writing XSUBs 
perlamiga Perl under Amiga OS 
perlapi autogenerated documentation for the perl public API 
perlapio perl's IO abstraction interface. 
perlbook Perl book information 
perlboot Beginner's Object-Oriented Tutorial 
perlbot Bag'o Object Tricks (the BOT) 
perlbug how to submit bug reports on Perl 
perlcall Perl calling conventions from C 
perlcc generate executables from Perl programs 
perlclib Internal replacements for standard C library functions 
perlcompile Introduction to the Perl Compiler-Translator 
perldata Perl data types 
perldbmfilter Perl DBM Filters 
perldebguts Guts of Perl debugging 
perldebtut Perl debugging tutorial 
perldebug Perl debugging 
perldelta what's new for perl v5.6.x 
perldiag various Perl diagnostics 
perldoc Look up Perl documentation in pod format. 
perldos Perl under DOS, W31, W95. 
perldsc Perl Data Structures Cookbook 
perlebcdic Considerations for running Perl on EBCDIC platforms 
perlembed how to embed perl in your C program 
perlfaq frequently asked questions about Perl ($Date: 1999/05/23 20:38:02 $) 
perlfaq1 General Questions About Perl ($Revision: 1.23 $, $Date: 1999/05/23 16:08:30 $) 
perlfaq2 Obtaining and Learning about Perl ($Revision: 1.32 $, $Date: 1999/10/14 18:46:09 $) 
perlfaq3 Programming Tools ($Revision: 1.38 $, $Date: 1999/05/23 16:08:30 $) 
perlfaq4 Data Manipulation ($Revision: 1.49 $, $Date: 1999/05/23 20:37:49 $) 
perlfaq5 Files and Formats ($Revision: 1.38 $, $Date: 1999/05/23 16:08:30 $) 
perlfaq6 Regexes ($Revision: 1.27 $, $Date: 1999/05/23 16:08:30 $) 
perlfaq7 Perl Language Issues ($Revision: 1.28 $, $Date: 1999/05/23 20:36:18 $) 
perlfaq8 System Interaction ($Revision: 1.39 $, $Date: 1999/05/23 18:37:57 $) 
perlfaq9 Networking ($Revision: 1.26 $, $Date: 1999/05/23 16:08:30 $) 
perlfilter Source Filters 
perlfork Perl's fork() emulation (EXPERIMENTAL, subject to change) 
perlform Perl formats 
perlfunc Perl builtin functions 
perlglob.bat a more capable perlglob.exe replacement 
perlguts Introduction to the Perl API 
perlhack How to hack at the Perl internals 
perlhist the Perl history records 
perlintern autogenerated documentation of purely internal Perl functions 
perlipc Perl interprocess communication (signals, fifos, pipes, safe subprocesses, sockets, and semaphores) 
perllexwarn Perl Lexical Warnings 
perllocale Perl locale handling (internationalization and localization) 
perllol Manipulating Arrays of Arrays in Perl 
perlmod Perl modules (packages and symbol tables) 
perlmodinstall Installing CPAN Modules 
perlmodlib constructing new Perl modules and finding existing ones 
perlnewmod preparing a new module for distribution 
perlnumber semantics of numbers and numeric operations in Perl 
perlobj Perl objects 
perlop Perl operators and precedence 
perlopentut tutorial on opening things in Perl 
perlos2 Perl under OS/2, DOS, Win0.3*, Win0.95 and WinNT. 
perlplan9 Plan 9-specific documentation for Perl 
perlpod plain old documentation 
perlport Writing portable Perl 
perlre Perl regular expressions 
perlref Perl references and nested data structures 
perlreftut Mark's very short tutorial about references 
perlrequick Perl regular expressions quick start 
perlretut Perl regular expressions tutorial 
perlrun how to execute the Perl interpreter 
perlsec Perl security 
perlstyle Perl style guide 
perlsub Perl subroutines 
perlsyn Perl syntax 
perlthrtut tutorial on threads in Perl 
perltie how to hide an object class in a simple variable 
perltoc perl documentation table of contents 
perltodo Perl TO-DO List 
perltoot Tom's object-oriented tutorial for perl 
perltootc Tom's OO Tutorial for Class Data in Perl 
perltrap Perl traps for the unwary 
perlunicode Unicode support in Perl (EXPERIMENTAL, subject to change) 
perlutil utilities packaged with the Perl distribution 
perlvar Perl predefined variables 
perlvms VMS-specific documentation for Perl 
perlwin32 Perl under Win32 
perlxs XS language reference manual 
pl2bat wrap perl code into a batch file 
pl2pm Rough tool to translate Perl4 .pl files to Perl5 .pm modules. 
pod2html convert .pod files to .html files 
pod2latex convert pod documentation to latex format 
pod2man Convert POD data to formatted *roff input 
pod2text Convert POD data to formatted ASCII text 
pod2usage print usage messages from embedded pod docs in files 
pod2usage() print a usage message from embedded pod documentation 
podchecker check the syntax of POD format documentation files 
podchecker() check pod documents for syntax errors 
podselect print selected sections of pod documentation on standard output 
podselect() extract selected sections of POD from input 
pstruct Dump C structures as generated from cc -g -S stabs 
repository Using the Perl repository 
runperl.bat "universal" batch file to run perl scripts 
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 

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eg/sysvipc/README
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ext/DynaLoader/README
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ext/IPC/SysV/README
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ext/SDBM_File/sdbm/README.too
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