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Re: how did this module get into CPAN ?!

by ysth (Canon)
on Jul 21, 2008 at 06:06 UTC ( #698985=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to how did this module get into CPAN ?!

Um, but that doesn't do all that the module does. The perl 5.000 version is closer to that, though; it's been tweaked a lot over the years.

Note that Getopt::Long and Getopt::Std are both bundled with perl. There's usually no reason to choose ::Std over ::Long; if you don't need the added flexibility now, you may in the future. And yes, Getopt::Long is arguably more bloated than necessary too, but some would call that robust.

Maybe what you want is just the -s switch?

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