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Re: RFC - Issue a warning "-np better written as -p"

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From:
gregor herrmann
Date:
June 16, 2021 08:59
Subject:
Re: RFC - Issue a warning "-np better written as -p"
Message ID:
20210616085929.GV9678@colleen.colgarra.priv.at
On Wed, 16 Jun 2021 08:51:19 +0000, Nicholas Clark wrote:

> ## Backwards Compatibility
> 
> This is **hard** to assess.
> 
> We can search CPAN for representative use of Perl **code**. With
> the demise of Google codesearch, there isn't a good way to search
> for command-line use cases of `perl`. Is it viable to search
> Debian's source archives? Or the FreeBSD ports tree?

For Debian the answer is yes:
https://codesearch.debian.net/

E.g. https://codesearch.debian.net/search?q=perl.*-np&literal=0
or https://codesearch.debian.net/search?q=perl.*-w.*-np&literal=0


Cheers,
gregor

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