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modpods (1)


modpods - print out paths for the standard modules


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User Contributed Perl Documentation                    MODPODS(1)

     modpods - print out paths for the standard modules

     This program outputs the paths to all installed modules on
     your systems.  This includes both the standard modules
     (which the stdpods command produces) and the site-specific
     ones (which the sitepods command produces).

     This is just a front-end for calling pminst -l, supplied to
     make it more obvious what it does.

     This finds all the modules whose documentation mentions
     destructors, and cats it out at you.

         $ podgrep -i destructor `modpods`

         =head1 /usr/local/devperl/lib/5.00554/i686-linux/ chunk 371

         Having read L<perltie> you will probably have already guessed that the
         error is caused by the extra copy of the tied object stored in C<$X>.
         If you haven't, then the problem boils down to the fact that the
         B<DB_File> destructor, DESTROY, will not be called until I<all>
         references to the tied object are destroyed. Both the tied variable,
         C<%x>, and C<$X> above hold a reference to the object. The call to
         untie() will destroy the first, but C<$X> still holds a valid
         reference, so the destructor will not get called and the database file
         F<tst.fil> will remain open. The fact that Berkeley DB then reports the
         attempt to open a database that is alreday open via the catch-all
         "Invalid argument" doesn't help.

         =head1 /usr/local/devperl/lib/5.00554/Tie/ chunk 40

         Normal object destructor method.

     See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following

     |Availability   | library/perl-5/pmtools-512 |
     |Stability      | Uncommitted                |
     podgrep(1), modpods(1), pods(1), sitepods(1), podpath(1),
     and stdpod(1).

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User Contributed Perl Documentation                    MODPODS(1)

     Copyright (C) 1999 Tom Christiansen.

     Copyright (C) 2006-2008 Mark Leighton Fisher.

     This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
     it under the terms of either: (a) the GNU General Public
     License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either
     version 1, or (at your option) any later version, or (b) the
     Perl "Artistic License".  (This is the Perl 5 licensing

     Please note this is a change from the original pmtools-1.00
     (still available on CPAN), as pmtools-1.00 were licensed
     only under the Perl "Artistic License".

     This software was built from source available at  The original
     community source was downloaded from

     Further information about this software can be found on the
     open source community website at

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