SPUG: How find non-OO modules

Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes sthoenna at efn.org
Mon Apr 4 16:21:03 PDT 2005

On Mon, Apr 04, 2005 at 01:59:37PM -0700, Tim Maher wrote:
> Sure, you can reject those whose docs provide matches for the
> telltale "->" sequence in the Synopsis section, but I'm
> wondering if there's an easier way. IIRC, CPAN's PAUSE
> system asks when you upload a module if it's OO or not,
> which suggests to me that that info should be available
> somewhere, and possible searchable. Any thoughts?

Those flags are provided in $CPAN/modules/03modlist.tar.gz, but IIRC
only for approved module names (a shrinking category).  I forget where
it is documented which character is what.

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