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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/DB_File.pm 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/Array.pm chunk 40

           Normal object destructor method.

       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:

       |Availability   | library/perl-5/pmtools-532 |
       |Stability      | Uncommitted                |

       podgrep(1), modpods(1), pods(1), sitepods(1), podpath(1), and

       Copyright (C) 1999 Tom Christiansen.

       Copyright (C) 2006-2014 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 scheme.)

       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".

       Source code for open source software components in Oracle Solaris can
       be found at https://www.oracle.com/downloads/opensource/solaris-source-

       This software was built from source available at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.  The original community
       source was downloaded from

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at http://search.cpan.org/dist/pmtools/.

perl v5.32.0                      2014-02-04                        MODPODS(1)