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Manual Reference Pages  -  EXTUTILS::HELPERS (3)

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NAME

ExtUtils::Helpers - Various portability utilities for module builders

CONTENTS

VERSION

version 0.022

SYNOPSIS



 use ExtUtils::Helpers qw/make_executable split_like_shell/;

 unshift @ARGV, split_like_shell($ENV{PROGRAM_OPTS});
 write_script_to(Build);
 make_executable(Build);



DESCRIPTION

This module provides various portable helper functions for module building modules.

FUNCTIONS

    make_executable($filename)

This makes a perl script executable.

    split_like_shell($string)

This function splits a string the same way as the local platform does.

    detildefy($path)

This function substitutes a tilde at the start of a path with the users homedir in an appropriate manner.

    man1_pagename($filename)

Returns the man page filename for a script.

man3_pagename($filename, CW$basedir)

Returns the man page filename for a Perl library.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Olivier Mengue\k:'and Christian Walde made make_executable work on Windows.

AUTHORS

o Ken Williams <kwilliams@cpan.org>
o Leon Timmermans <leont@cpan.org>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

This software is copyright (c) 2004 by Ken Williams, Leon Timmermans.

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.

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