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Re^6: List EXE_FILES installed by CPAN

by usemodperl (Beadle)
on Jun 24, 2018 at 18:32 UTC ( #1217330=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^5: List EXE_FILES installed by CPAN
in thread List EXE_FILES installed by CPAN

It's not impossible. You should look up what that word means.

AFAIK it was not possible on my computer to get a simple sorted list of executables installed in path by CPAN without writing something (like perldoc -uT perllocal |grep "EXE_FILES: [a-z]" |cut -c 14- |sed 's/>//' |sort). It is now possible to do that on my computer with perl and thanks to the generosity of perlmonks.org (and yours-truly ;) your computer can do this too, if you want it to! Hopefully I didn't reinvent some wheel but I could not find what I want like:

cpanlist --exeonly --sortbyname --nopath --unique

I'm still working on --showdesc and --showhelp like output, at the command line of course 💻

For you maybe, it sounds stupid and time consuming, and looks awful. Thanks for perpetuating the meme that perl looks like line noise

It's so much faster than dealing with scripts. The brevity of Perl represents one of the most intense achievements of information compression in the known universe! Perlmonks appreciate and celebrate that sort of thing, why don't you? Funny pictures with your-text-here notwithstanding... ☺

STOP REINVENTING WHEELS, START BUILDING SPACE ROCKETS!CPAN 🐪

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