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Re: Becoming familiar with a too-big codebase?

by PodMaster (Abbot)
on Jun 15, 2005 at 07:05 UTC ( #466818=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Becoming familiar with a too-big codebase?

Devel::Trace usually does the trick for me. When it doesn't, I open up Devel::TraceCalls and GraphViz::ISA. If dealing with apache, I use Apache::Status.

Devel::ModInfo (and the tools it comes with) might also be useful (though I've not used them).

There are also useful B:: modules like B::Xref, but but they're more useful for developing tools like the forementioned modules (which might be what you're after).

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