Perl on grml

Perl is a dynamic programming language created by Larry Wall and first released in 1987. Perl borrows features from a variety of other languages including C, shell scripting (sh), AWK, sed and Lisp.


The following Debian packages are shipped with grml out-of-the-box:

  • dh-make-perl: Create Debian packages from perl modules
  • filepp: A generic perl-based file pre-processor
  • pcregrep: grep utility that uses perl 5 compatible regexes
  • perl-doc: Perl documentation
  • perl-modules: Core Perl modules
  • perl-suid: Runs setuid Perl scripts
  • pperl: Make Perl scripts persistent in memory
  • psh: interactive shell with the power of perl



perl.txt · Last modified: 2011/10/13 21:55 (external edit)
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