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Re: [PATCH 4/5] In perlutil.pod 'cpan', canonicalize shell prompt to $

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From:
Ronald J Kimball
Date:
April 9, 2010 12:16
Subject:
Re: [PATCH 4/5] In perlutil.pod 'cpan', canonicalize shell prompt to $
Message ID:
20100409191558.GD22026@penkwe.pair.com
On Fri, Apr 09, 2010 at 11:43:03AM +0200, H.Merijn Brand wrote:
> On Fri,  9 Apr 2010 12:05:55 +0300, jari.aalto@cante.net wrote:
> 
> > diff --git a/pod/perlutil.pod b/pod/perlutil.pod
> > index 14e412b..75cc7ca 100644
> > --- a/pod/perlutil.pod
> > +++ b/pod/perlutil.pod
> > @@ -275,7 +275,7 @@ F<cpan> is a command-line interface to CPAN.pm.  It allows you to install
> >  modules or distributions from CPAN, or just get information about them, and
> >  a lot more.  It is similar to the command line mode of the L<CPAN> module,
> >  
> > -    perl -MCPAN -e shell
> > +    $ perl -MCPAN -e shell
> 
> I think I like this. Do the docs have a precedence?
> What are the stats on using prompts?
> 
> (e.g. I am a tcsh user myself, so a default prompt would be a %)

I'm a little leery of this change.

perlrun.pod does not use any prompt character.

Ronald



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