Since switching up to 5.10 some time ago, I have never been able to get 'perldoc' to work. So I finally decided to ask arround about what has happened.
Below are snippets from a recent attempt
[~]> perldoc -f sysread
You need to install the perl-doc package to use this program.
cpan> i /perl-doc/
No objects found of any type for argument /perl-doc/
cpan> install Perldoc
Perldoc is up to date (0.20).
root@vblap:~# grep doc /usr/local/lib/perl/5.10.0/perllocal.pod
=head2 Sat Jan 2 09:41:23 2010: C<Module> L<Perldoc|Perldoc>
[~]> perl-doc -f sysread
'-f' is an invalid option
Usage: perl-doc [options] [input-file]
-v --version - Print version of perl-doc
--kwid-to-html - Convert input file or STDIN from kwid to html
So what do I need to doto get '#perldoc -f sysread' to work?
It is always better to have seen your target for yourself, rather than depend upon someone else's description.