SPUG: How do I determine when a module became "core"?

Mike Schuh schuh at farmdale.com
Fri Aug 12 14:07:37 PDT 2005

On Fri, 12 Aug 2005, Tim Maher wrote:

>On Fri, Aug 12, 2005 at 12:25:15PM -0700, Cantrall, Christopher W wrote:
>> I think I was reading about something like that last night in Perl
>> Medic...
>> I do know that the book has a listing of core modules & when they were
>> made core.  
>Bingo!  As shown on p. 162, the script is called "corelist", which for
>some reason I can never remember.  I think I'll alias it to
>"when_did_a_perl_module_become_core" to make life easier next time I need


 find `perl -e 'map { $_, print "$_ "} @INC'` -type f | xargs grep -i "some clever string that will lead you to core modules"


Mike Schuh -- Seattle, Washington USA

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