Perl 5 version 8.8 documentation

Utilities

  • perlutil
  • - utilities packaged with the Perl distribution
  • c2ph
  • - Dump C structures as generated from cc -g -S stabs
  • cpan
  • - easily interact with CPAN from the command line
  • dprofpp
  • - display perl profile data
  • enc2xs
  • - Perl Encode Module Generator
  • find2perl
  • - translate find command lines to Perl code
  • h2ph
  • - convert .h C header files to .ph Perl header files
  • h2xs
  • - convert .h C header files to Perl extensions
  • instmodsh
  • - A shell to examine installed modules
  • libnetcfg
  • - configure libnet
  • perlbug
  • - how to submit bug reports on Perl
  • perlcc
  • - generate executables from Perl programs
  • piconv
  • - iconv(1), reinvented in perl
  • prove
  • - A command-line tool for running tests against Test::Harness
  • psed
  • - a stream editor
  • podchecker
  • - check the syntax of POD format documentation files
  • perldoc
  • - Look up Perl documentation in Pod format.
  • perlivp
  • - Perl Installation Verification Procedure
  • 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
  • podselect
  • - print selected sections of pod documentation on standard output
  • pstruct
  • - Dump C structures as generated from cc -g -S stabs
  • s2p
  • - a stream editor
  • splain
  • - produce verbose warning diagnostics
  • xsubpp
  • - compiler to convert Perl XS code into C code