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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.4//EN"
3  "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.4/docbookx.dtd" [
4  <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5  %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<sect1 id="ch-system-perl" role="wrap">
9  <?dbhtml filename="perl.html"?>
10
11  <title>Perl-&perl-version;</title>
12
13  <indexterm zone="ch-system-perl">
14    <primary sortas="a-Perl">Perl</primary>
15  </indexterm>
16
17  <sect2 role="package">
18    <title/>
19
20    <para>The Perl package contains the Practical Extraction and Report
21    Language.</para>
22
23  </sect2>
24
25  <sect2 role="installation">
26    <title>Installation of Perl</title>
27
28    <para os="p1">The following patch fixes issues with perl and
29    cross-compiling:</para>
30
31<screen os="p2"><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../&perl-cross_compile-patch;</userinput></screen>
32
33    <para os="a">The Cross directory contains a Makefile for cross-compiling.</para>
34
35<screen os="b"><userinput>cd Cross</userinput></screen>
36
37    <para os="c">Compile the package:</para>
38
39<screen os="d"><userinput>make ARCH= CROSS_COMPILE="${LFS_TARGET}-"</userinput></screen>
40
41    <para os="e">Install the package:</para>
42
43<screen os="f"><userinput>make DESTDIR=${LFS} install</userinput></screen>
44
45  </sect2>
46
47  <sect2 id="contents-perl" role="content">
48    <title>Contents of Perl</title>
49
50    <segmentedlist>
51      <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
52      <segtitle>Installed libraries</segtitle>
53
54      <seglistitem>
55        <seg>a2p, c2ph, cpan, dprofpp, enc2xs, find2perl, h2ph, h2xs, instmodsh, libnetcfg,
56        perl, perl&perl-version; (link to perl), perlbug, perlcc, perldoc,
57        perlivp, piconv, pl2pm, pod2html, pod2latex, pod2man, pod2text,
58        pod2usage, podchecker, podselect, prove, psed (link to s2p), pstruct (link
59        to c2ph), s2p, splain, and xsubpp</seg>
60        <seg>Several hundred which cannot all be listed here</seg>
61      </seglistitem>
62    </segmentedlist>
63
64    <variablelist>
65      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
66      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
67      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
68
69      <varlistentry id="a2p">
70        <term><command>a2p</command></term>
71        <listitem>
72          <para>Translates awk to Perl</para>
73          <indexterm zone="ch-system-perl a2p">
74            <primary sortas="b-a2p">a2p</primary>
75          </indexterm>
76        </listitem>
77      </varlistentry>
78
79      <varlistentry id="c2ph">
80        <term><command>c2ph</command></term>
81        <listitem>
82          <para>Dumps C structures as generated from
83          <command>cc -g -S</command></para>
84          <indexterm zone="ch-system-perl c2ph">
85            <primary sortas="b-c2ph">c2ph</primary>
86          </indexterm>
87        </listitem>
88      </varlistentry>
89
90      <varlistentry id="cpan">
91        <term><command>cpan</command></term>
92        <listitem>
93          <para>Shell script that provides a command interface to CPAN.pm</para>
94          <indexterm zone="ch-system-perl cpan">
95            <primary sortas="b-cpan">cpan</primary>
96          </indexterm>
97        </listitem>
98      </varlistentry>
99
100      <varlistentry id="dprofpp">
101        <term><command>dprofpp</command></term>
102        <listitem>
103          <para>Displays Perl profile data</para>
104          <indexterm zone="ch-system-perl dprofpp">
105            <primary sortas="b-dprofpp">dprofpp</primary>
106          </indexterm>
107        </listitem>
108      </varlistentry>
109
110      <varlistentry id="enc2xs">
111        <term><command>enc2xs</command></term>
112        <listitem>
113          <para>Builds a Perl extension for the Encode module from either
114          Unicode Character Mappings or Tcl Encoding Files</para>
115          <indexterm zone="ch-system-perl enc2xs">
116            <primary sortas="b-enc2xs">enc2xs</primary>
117          </indexterm>
118        </listitem>
119      </varlistentry>
120
121      <varlistentry id="find2perl">
122        <term><command>find2perl</command></term>
123        <listitem>
124          <para>Translates <command>find</command> commands to Perl</para>
125          <indexterm zone="ch-system-perl find2perl">
126            <primary sortas="b-find2perl">find2perl</primary>
127          </indexterm>
128        </listitem>
129      </varlistentry>
130
131      <varlistentry id="h2ph">
132        <term><command>h2ph</command></term>
133        <listitem>
134          <para>Converts <filename class="extension">.h</filename> C header
135          files to <filename class="extension">.ph</filename> Perl header
136          files</para>
137          <indexterm zone="ch-system-perl h2ph">
138            <primary sortas="b-h2ph">h2ph</primary>
139          </indexterm>
140        </listitem>
141      </varlistentry>
142
143      <varlistentry id="h2xs">
144        <term><command>h2xs</command></term>
145        <listitem>
146          <para>Converts <filename class="extension">.h</filename> C header
147          files to Perl extensions</para>
148          <indexterm zone="ch-system-perl h2xs">
149            <primary sortas="b-h2xs">h2xs</primary>
150          </indexterm>
151        </listitem>
152      </varlistentry>
153
154      <varlistentry id="libnetcfg">
155        <term><command>libnetcfg</command></term>
156        <listitem>
157          <para>Can be used to configure the
158          <filename class="libraryfile">libnet</filename></para>
159          <indexterm zone="ch-system-perl libnetcfg">
160            <primary sortas="b-libnetcfg">libnetcfg</primary>
161          </indexterm>
162        </listitem>
163      </varlistentry>
164
165      <varlistentry id="instmodsh">
166        <term><command>instmodsh</command></term>
167        <listitem>
168          <para>A shell script for examining installed Perl modules,
169          and can even create a tarball from an installed module</para>
170          <indexterm zone="ch-system-perl instmodsh">
171            <primary sortas="b-instmodsh">instmodsh</primary>
172          </indexterm>
173        </listitem>
174      </varlistentry>
175
176      <varlistentry id="perl">
177        <term><command>perl</command></term>
178        <listitem>
179          <para>Combines some of the best features of C, <command>sed</command>,
180          <command>awk</command> and <command>sh</command> into a single
181          swiss-army-knife language</para>
182          <indexterm zone="ch-system-perl perl">
183            <primary sortas="b-perl">perl</primary>
184          </indexterm>
185        </listitem>
186      </varlistentry>
187
188      <varlistentry id="perl-version">
189        <term><command>perl&perl-version;</command></term>
190        <listitem>
191          <para>A hard link to <command>perl</command></para>
192          <indexterm zone="ch-system-perl perl-version">
193            <primary sortas="b-perl&perl-version;">perl&perl-version;</primary>
194          </indexterm>
195        </listitem>
196      </varlistentry>
197
198      <varlistentry id="perlbug">
199        <term><command>perlbug</command></term>
200        <listitem>
201          <para>Used to generate bug reports about Perl, or the modules that come
202          with it, and mail them</para>
203          <indexterm zone="ch-system-perl perlbug">
204            <primary sortas="b-perlbug">perlbug</primary>
205          </indexterm>
206        </listitem>
207      </varlistentry>
208
209      <varlistentry id="perlcc">
210        <term><command>perlcc</command></term>
211        <listitem>
212          <para>Generates executables from Perl programs</para>
213          <indexterm zone="ch-system-perl perlcc">
214            <primary sortas="b-perlcc">perlcc</primary>
215          </indexterm>
216        </listitem>
217      </varlistentry>
218
219      <varlistentry id="perldoc">
220        <term><command>perldoc</command></term>
221        <listitem>
222          <para>Displays a piece of documentation in pod format that is embedded
223          in the Perl installation tree or in a Perl script</para>
224          <indexterm zone="ch-system-perl perldoc">
225            <primary sortas="b-perldoc">perldoc</primary>
226          </indexterm>
227        </listitem>
228      </varlistentry>
229
230      <varlistentry id="perlivp">
231        <term><command>perlivp</command></term>
232        <listitem>
233          <para>The Perl Installation Verification Procedure; it can be used to
234          verify that Perl and its libraries have been installed
235          correctly</para>
236          <indexterm zone="ch-system-perl perlivp">
237            <primary sortas="b-perlivp">perlivp</primary>
238          </indexterm>
239        </listitem>
240      </varlistentry>
241
242      <varlistentry id="piconv">
243        <term><command>piconv</command></term>
244        <listitem>
245          <para>A Perl version of the character encoding converter
246          <command>iconv</command></para>
247          <indexterm zone="ch-system-perl piconv">
248            <primary sortas="b-piconv">piconv</primary>
249          </indexterm>
250        </listitem>
251      </varlistentry>
252
253      <varlistentry id="pl2pm">
254        <term><command>pl2pm</command></term>
255        <listitem>
256          <para>A rough tool for converting Perl4
257          <filename class="extension">.pl</filename> files to Perl5
258          <filename class="extension">.pm</filename> modules</para>
259          <indexterm zone="ch-system-perl pl2pm">
260            <primary sortas="b-pl2pm">pl2pm</primary>
261          </indexterm>
262        </listitem>
263      </varlistentry>
264
265      <varlistentry id="pod2html">
266        <term><command>pod2html</command></term>
267        <listitem>
268          <para>Converts files from pod format to HTML format</para>
269          <indexterm zone="ch-system-perl pod2html">
270            <primary sortas="b-pod2html">pod2html</primary>
271          </indexterm>
272        </listitem>
273      </varlistentry>
274
275      <varlistentry id="pod2latex">
276        <term><command>pod2latex</command></term>
277        <listitem>
278          <para>Converts files from pod format to LaTeX format</para>
279          <indexterm zone="ch-system-perl pod2latex">
280            <primary sortas="b-pod2latex">pod2latex</primary>
281          </indexterm>
282        </listitem>
283      </varlistentry>
284
285      <varlistentry id="pod2man">
286        <term><command>pod2man</command></term>
287        <listitem>
288          <para>Converts pod data to formatted *roff input</para>
289          <indexterm zone="ch-system-perl pod2man">
290            <primary sortas="b-pod2man">pod2man</primary>
291          </indexterm>
292        </listitem>
293      </varlistentry>
294
295      <varlistentry id="pod2text">
296        <term><command>pod2text</command></term>
297        <listitem>
298          <para>Converts pod data to formatted ASCII text</para>
299          <indexterm zone="ch-system-perl pod2text">
300            <primary sortas="b-pod2text">pod2text</primary>
301          </indexterm>
302        </listitem>
303      </varlistentry>
304
305      <varlistentry id="pod2usage">
306        <term><command>pod2usage</command></term>
307        <listitem>
308          <para>Prints usage messages from embedded pod docs in files</para>
309          <indexterm zone="ch-system-perl pod2usage">
310            <primary sortas="b-pod2usage">pod2usage</primary>
311          </indexterm>
312        </listitem>
313      </varlistentry>
314
315      <varlistentry id="podchecker">
316        <term><command>podchecker</command></term>
317        <listitem>
318          <para>Checks the syntax of pod format documentation files</para>
319          <indexterm zone="ch-system-perl podchecker">
320            <primary sortas="b-podchecker">podchecker</primary>
321          </indexterm>
322        </listitem>
323      </varlistentry>
324
325      <varlistentry id="podselect">
326        <term><command>podselect</command></term>
327        <listitem>
328          <para>Displays selected sections of pod documentation</para>
329          <indexterm zone="ch-system-perl podselect">
330            <primary sortas="b-podselect">podselect</primary>
331          </indexterm>
332        </listitem>
333      </varlistentry>
334
335      <varlistentry id="prove">
336        <term><command>prove</command></term>
337        <listitem>
338          <para>A command-line tool for running tests against Test::Harness</para>
339          <indexterm zone="ch-system-perl prove">
340            <primary sortas="b-prove">prove</primary>
341          </indexterm>
342        </listitem>
343      </varlistentry>
344
345      <varlistentry id="psed">
346        <term><command>psed</command></term>
347        <listitem>
348          <para>A Perl version of the stream editor <command>sed</command></para>
349          <indexterm zone="ch-system-perl psed">
350            <primary sortas="b-psed">psed</primary>
351          </indexterm>
352        </listitem>
353      </varlistentry>
354
355      <varlistentry id="pstruct">
356        <term><command>pstruct</command></term>
357        <listitem>
358          <para>Dumps C structures as generated from <command>cc -g -S</command>
359          stabs</para>
360          <indexterm zone="ch-system-perl pstruct">
361            <primary sortas="b-pstruct">pstruct</primary>
362          </indexterm>
363        </listitem>
364      </varlistentry>
365
366      <varlistentry id="s2p">
367        <term><command>s2p</command></term>
368        <listitem>
369          <para>Translates <command>sed</command> to Perl</para>
370          <indexterm zone="ch-system-perl s2p">
371            <primary sortas="b-s2p">s2p</primary>
372          </indexterm>
373        </listitem>
374      </varlistentry>
375
376      <varlistentry id="splain">
377        <term><command>splain</command></term>
378        <listitem>
379          <para>Is used to force verbose warning diagnostics in Perl</para>
380          <indexterm zone="ch-system-perl splain">
381            <primary sortas="b-splain">splain</primary>
382          </indexterm>
383        </listitem>
384      </varlistentry>
385
386      <varlistentry id="xsubpp">
387        <term><command>xsubpp</command></term>
388        <listitem>
389          <para>Converts Perl XS code into C code</para>
390          <indexterm zone="ch-system-perl xsubpp">
391            <primary sortas="b-xsubpp">xsubpp</primary>
392          </indexterm>
393        </listitem>
394      </varlistentry>
395
396    </variablelist>
397
398  </sect2>
399
400</sect1>
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