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perl -simple

by bsb (Priest)
on Nov 06, 2007 at 11:12 UTC ( #649181=perlquestion: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??
bsb has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

What does this do and why?
perl -simple your_file_here.pl
Guess before running it.

Why stop there?

perl -pimple perl -dimple

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Re: perl -simple
by moritz (Cardinal) on Nov 06, 2007 at 11:29 UTC
    There's no need to guess - it's all documented in perlrun.
Re: perl -simple
by blazar (Canon) on Nov 06, 2007 at 20:30 UTC

    I personally believe that although I ++'d your post, you should have chosen a better section and a better phrasing, since SoPW is for actual questions (typically with problems one is experiencing) while yours is more of a fun thing, which is a nice thing also - but better fit elsewhere.

      Fair call. I didn't think about it at the time.

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