[sf-perl] Perltidy, etc. and PL/Perl
david at fetter.org
Wed Aug 23 14:06:16 PDT 2006
On Wed, Aug 23, 2006 at 10:00:35AM -0700, Rich Morin wrote:
> At 9:42 AM -0700 8/23/06, David Fetter wrote:
> > Because it doesn't live in files, really. It lives in strings in
> > the database. There's nothing with a shebang line.
> It shouldn't be all that hard (he said :-) to extract the code from
> the DB and package them up to look like scripts. Am I missing
Hrm. It seems to me that it's me who's missing something, that being
a tool to do this. It shouldn't be too tricky, but it may be a little
> > Can Perl::Critic operate on PL/Perl code?
> Well, it looks mostly at syntax (AFAIK), so "code is code" for its
There are some functions in PL/Perl which don't exist elsewhere. I
suppose Perl::Critic would just operate on those the way it would on
something whose .pm's it couldn't find. :)
> What I would do, really, is dump out a sampling of the DBI-Link code
> (in whatever manner), then hand-edit it and feed it to the
> aforementioned programs. Once you get it to the point that it is
> dealing properly with syntax issues, you can mechanize the process.
Fortunately, this is fairly straight-forward. Thanks for the tip :)
> > TIA for any hints, tips or pointers :)
> This is Perl; we ain't got no steeenking pointers.
Meh. Instead, we have references. They may be an improvement.
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