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Re^3: So whats new about pod and X<>-tag? (nroff)

by LanX (Canon)
on Feb 02, 2012 at 18:47 UTC ( #951508=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: So whats new about pod and X<>-tag? How to check current development?
in thread So whats new about pod and X<>-tag? How to check current development?

Well I was looking for a command-line solution, which could also work within the debugger...

And after investigating Pod::Man I discovered that the X-tags (and more) ARE actually (almost correctly) exported to man's *roff- format.

lanx@nc10-ubuntu:/tmp$ grep 'X<qr>' perlop.pod X<qr> X<s> X<tr> X<'> X<''> X<"> X<""> X<//> X<`> X<``> X<<< << >>> X<qr> X</i> X</m> X</o> X</s> X</x> X</p>

lanx@nc10-ubuntu:/tmp$ grep 'Xref' perlop.man |grep qr .IX Xref "operator, quote operator, quote-like q qq qx qw m qr s tr ' +'' "" """" ` `` << escape sequence escape" .IX Xref "qr i m o s x p"

So it's more a question about finding an appropriate viewer/pager to be able to jump into the correct line.

Identifying the file is no big deal...

Cheers Rolf


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