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Re: [perl #19682] perldoc using \n rather than \r\n

Philip Newton
February 11, 2003 12:38
Re: [perl #19682] perldoc using \n rather than \r\n
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On 11 Feb 2003 at 6:29, via RT wrote:

> I guess I'll look into a different pager.  I haven't found a silver-
> bullet for this anywhere.

I have, thanks to Sean M. Burke, who suggested installing Pod::Perldoc. 
That module comes with a replacement 'perldoc' script which Does The 
Right Thing on Windows.

It's pure Perl, so just fetch it from CPAN. If you have a make utility 
(preferably Microsoft's nmake, since that's what ActivePerl was built 
with), then the standard "perl Makefile.PL; make; make install" should 

Otherwise copy Pod\ to a directory under @INC and put perldoc 
into the Perl "bin" directory; it may need converting to a batch file 
by hand (with pl2bat) so that you can simply call it as "perldoc".

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