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August 27, 2009 14:18
Re: source code for builtin functions
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On Thu Aug 27 2009 @  4:55, Shawn H. Corey wrote:
> Nowadays, Linux comes with Perl but not its documentation.  To
> download it, start your favourite package manager and download the
> package "perl-doc"  Also, since some of it refers to the Syscalls,
> you may want its documentation.  Its package is "manpages-dev"

I'm curious what you mean by "nowadays" here. In my experience, it's only
Debian (and Debian descendants) that ships without documentation for Perl.

I guess I'm wondering if (1) lots of other distros do this too or (2)
Ubuntu does it (as a Debian child), and in your mind Ubuntu _is_ Linux

Just curious, T

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