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Re: A Macro System for Perl?

by belg4mit (Prior)
on May 06, 2002 at 20:20 UTC ( #164436=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to A Macro System for Perl?

This, pimpx, came up on CPAN last night.

UPDATE: It is not called Devel::PiMPx, and includes documentation to boot.

perl -pew "s/\b;([mnst])/'$1/g"

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Re: Re: A Macro System for Perl?
by samtregar (Abbot) on May 08, 2002 at 00:02 UTC
    $ tar zxf pimpx-0.5.3.tar.gz $ cd pimpx-0.5.3 $ perldoc pimpx No documentation found for "pimpx".
    Hmm. Not good.


      Agreed, but what about the README? It would seem that there is an inference of compatiblity with C macros, and a familiarity with them on the users part. Then again, it's not as if I wrote it ;-) And of course, there's always the source.

      perl -pew "s/\b;([mnst])/'$1/g"

        The README is three lines long (aside from build instructions) and doesn't mention C macros at all. It comes with no examples and no tests. It is, for all intents and purpose aside from the author's own use, worthless.


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