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Re: problems with help commands

From:
Joe Echavarria
Date:
March 12, 2002 12:38
Subject:
Re: problems with help commands
Message ID:
20020312203752.51826.qmail@web10805.mail.yahoo.com
Thanks, !!!!
I did not know that. I suppose that POD(Plain Old
Documentation) is a perl help format. 

Thanks.
--- Tanton Gibbs <thgibbs@deltafarms.com> wrote:
> perlre is a POD (Plain Old Documentation) file that
> you can view using
> perldoc.  It is not an executable.  To see it, do
> perldoc perlre
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Joe Echavarria" <joe_echavarria@yahoo.com>
> To: <beginners@perl.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 12, 2002 3:29 PM
> Subject: problems with help commands
> 
> 
> >
> > On my perl distribution i can't execute "perlre",
> why?
> > i always get an errore perlre: not found.  When i
> try
> > to find the executable file i jus find
> > ------------------------------------
> > /usr/perl5/5.00503/pod/perlre.pod
> > /usr/perl5/5.00503/pod/perlref.pod
> > /usr/perl5/5.00503/pod/perlreftut.pod
> > /usr/perl5/man/man1/perlre.1
> > /usr/perl5/man/man1/perlref.1
> > /usr/perl5/man/man1/perlreftut.1
> > ------------------------------------
> > Why ?, how can i be able to see the "perlre" help?
> > I am having the same problem with perlsyn,
> > perlfunc,perlop and many others.
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> >  Joe.
> >
> > --- Tyler Longren <tyler@captainjack.com> wrote:
> > > type this at your command line:
> > > echo $PATH
> > >
> > > That should display a few folders
> (/usr/local/bin,
> > > /usr/bin, etc...).
> > >
> > > your perldoc executable should be located in a
> > > folder listed in your $PATH.
> > >
> > > Good luck,
> > > Tyler
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Joe Echavarria"
> <joe_echavarria@yahoo.com>
> > > To: "Hanson, Robert" <RHanson@APTEGRITY.com>;
> > > <beginners@perl.org>
> > > Sent: Tuesday, March 12, 2002 1:15 PM
> > > Subject: RE: Perldoc question
> > >
> > >
> > > > I really don ' t understand what you mean. I
> am
> > > new to
> > > > Unix  and Perl.
> > > >   Please help me out here. What i should to ?,
> > > read or
> > > > what ?
> > > >
> > > >  Thanks.
> > > >
> > > >    Joe.
> > > > --- "Hanson, Robert" <RHanson@APTEGRITY.com>
> > > wrote:
> > > > > perldoc isn't in your path most likely.
> > > > >
> > > > > Check your path environment variable (echo
> > > $PATH),
> > > > > and make sure that
> > > > > perldoc is in one of those directories.  If
> I
> > > had to
> > > > > guess you probably have
> > > > > a symlink to the perl executable in your
> path,
> > > but
> > > > > not the actual bin/
> > > > > directory of perl.
> > > > >
> > > > > Rob
> > > > >
> > > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > > From: Joe Echavarria
> > > > > [mailto:joe_echavarria@yahoo.com]
> > > > > Sent: Tuesday, March 12, 2002 1:48 PM
> > > > > To: beginners@perl.org
> > > > > Subject: Perldoc question
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > hi there,
> > > > >
> > > > >   On my unix box when i try to get perl help
> > > from
> > > > > the
> > > > > command line using "perldoc print" or
> "perlfunc"
> > > i
> > > > > get
> > > > > these errores.
> > > > >
> > > > >     perlfunc: not found
> > > > >     perldoc: not found
> > > > >
> > > > >  How can i fix this problem ?
> > > > >
> > > > >   Thanks.
> > > > >
> > > > >   Joe.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
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