ExtUtils::Command

ExtUtils::Command(3)   Perl Programmers Reference Guide   ExtUtils::Command(3)



NAME
       ExtUtils::Command - utilities to replace common UNIX commands in
       Makefiles etc.

SYNOPSIS
         perl -MExtUtils::Command -e cat files... > destination
         perl -MExtUtils::Command -e mv source... destination
         perl -MExtUtils::Command -e cp source... destination
         perl -MExtUtils::Command -e touch files...
         perl -MExtUtils::Command -e rm_f file...
         perl -MExtUtils::Command -e rm_rf directories...
         perl -MExtUtils::Command -e mkpath directories...
         perl -MExtUtils::Command -e eqtime source destination
         perl -MExtUtils::Command -e chmod mode files...
         perl -MExtUtils::Command -e test_f file


DESCRIPTION
       The module is used in Win32 port to replace common UNIX commands.  Most
       commands are wrapers on generic modules File::Path and File::Basename.

       cat Concatenates all files mentioned on command line to STDOUT.

       eqtime src dst
           Sets modified time of dst to that of src

       rm_f files....
           Removes directories - recursively (even if readonly)

       rm_f files....
           Removes files (even if readonly)

       touch files ...
           Makes files exist, with current timestamp

       mv source... destination
           Moves source to destination.  Multiple sources are allowed if
           destination is an existing directory.

       cp source... destination
           Copies source to destination.  Multiple sources are allowed if
           destination is an existing directory.

       chmod mode files...
           Sets UNIX like permissions 'mode' on all the files.

       mkpath directory...
           Creates directory, including any parent directories.

       test_f file
           Tests if a file exists

BUGS
       Should probably be Auto/Self loaded.

SEE ALSO
       ExtUtils::MakeMaker, ExtUtils::MM_Unix, ExtUtils::MM_Win32

AUTHOR
       Nick Ing-Simmons <nick@ni-s.u-net.com>.





















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