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blib(3pm)						 Perl Programmers Reference Guide						 blib(3pm)

blib - Use MakeMaker's uninstalled version of a package SYNOPSIS
perl -Mblib script [args...] perl -Mblib=dir script [args...] DESCRIPTION
Looks for MakeMaker-like 'blib' directory structure starting in dir (or current directory) and working back up to five levels of '..'. Intended for use on command line with -M option as a way of testing arbitrary scripts against an uninstalled version of a package. However it is possible to : use blib; or use blib '..'; etc. if you really must. BUGS
Pollutes global name space for development only task. AUTHOR
Nick Ing-Simmons perl v5.16.2 2012-10-11 blib(3pm)

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ExtUtils::Install(3pm)					 Perl Programmers Reference Guide				    ExtUtils::Install(3pm)

ExtUtils::Install - install files from here to there SYNOPSIS
use ExtUtils::Install; install($hashref,$verbose,$nonono); uninstall($packlistfile,$verbose,$nonono); pm_to_blib($hashref); DESCRIPTION
Both install() and uninstall() are specific to the way ExtUtils::MakeMaker handles the installation and deinstallation of perl modules. They are not designed as general purpose tools. install() takes three arguments. A reference to a hash, a verbose switch and a don't-really-do-it switch. The hash ref contains a mapping of directories: each key/value pair is a combination of directories to be copied. Key is a directory to copy from, value is a directory to copy to. The whole tree below the "from" directory will be copied preserving timestamps and permissions. There are two keys with a special meaning in the hash: "read" and "write". After the copying is done, install will write the list of target files to the file named by "$hashref->{write}". If there is another file named by "$hashref->{read}", the contents of this file will be merged into the written file. The read and the written file may be identical, but on AFS it is quite likely that people are installing to a different directory than the one where the files later appear. install_default() takes one or less arguments. If no arguments are specified, it takes $ARGV[0] as if it was specified as an argument. The argument is the value of MakeMaker's "FULLEXT" key, like Tk/Canvas. This function calls install() with the same arguments as the defaults the MakeMaker would use. The argument-less form is convenient for install scripts like perl -MExtUtils::Install -e install_default Tk/Canvas Assuming this command is executed in a directory with a populated blib directory, it will proceed as if the blib was build by MakeMaker on this machine. This is useful for binary distributions. uninstall() takes as first argument a file containing filenames to be unlinked. The second argument is a verbose switch, the third is a no-don't-really-do-it-now switch. pm_to_blib() takes a hashref as the first argument and copies all keys of the hash to the corresponding values efficiently. Filenames with the extension pm are autosplit. Second argument is the autosplit directory. If third argument is not empty, it is taken as a filter com- mand to be ran on each .pm file, the output of the command being what is finally copied, and the source for auto-splitting. You can have an environment variable PERL_INSTALL_ROOT set which will be prepended as a directory to each installed file (and directory). perl v5.8.0 2002-06-01 ExtUtils::Install(3pm)
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