pmtools - a handy set of Perl module specific command line tools

I recently discovered a very useful set of Perl command line tools. I hope you find these as useful as I have.


pmall - show all installed versions and descs

pman - show a module's man page

pmcat - page through a module file

pmdesc - print out version and whatis description of perl modules

pmdirs - print out module directories

pmeth - show a Perl class's methods

pmexp - show a module's exports

pmfunc - cat out a function from a module

pminst - find modules whose names match this pattern

pmload - show what files a given module loads at compile time

pmls - long list the module path

pmpath - show full path to a perl module

pmvers - print out a module's version

podgrep - grep in pod sections only

podpath - print the path to the pod

pods - print out all pod paths

podtoc - show outline of pods


More info:



Debian/Ubuntu: aptitude install pmtools

RPM: peeps: yum install pmtools