Perl 5.8.4

Description:  General purpose scripting language
Maintainer:  David Schweikert <>
Created:  2004-05-06
Updated:  2005-02-07 (Security update (PERLIO_DEBUG issue, RT#22394))
Support:  Just myself <me@localhost>
Links:  Homepage, FTP Home, SEPP Dir, INSTALL
OS:  linux
Categories:  programming
Binaries:  find2perl-5.8.4perl-5.8.4perlcc-5.8.4perldoc-5.8.4pod2html-5.8.4pod2latex-5.8.4pod2man-5.8.4pod2text-5.8.4pod2usage-5.8.4podchecker-5.8.4speedy-5.8.4
More Info

Perl is a general purpose scripting language, or better, the general purpose scripting language.

This SEPP package contains, in addition to the standard Perl-5.8.0 distribution, the following modules:

  • CGI::SpeedyCGI - persistant Perl (call 'speedy' instead of 'perl')
  • Data::ShowTable - routines to display tabular data in several formats
  • Date::Calc - Gregorian calendar date calculations
  • DBI - Database independent interface
  • File::Tail - read from continously updated files
  • HTML::Tagset - data tables useful in parsing HTML
  • HTML::Parser - SGML parser class
  • Image::Info - Extract meta information from image files
  • Image::Size - read the dimensions of an image in several popular formats
  • IO::String - Emulate IO::File interface for in-core strings
  • LWP aka. libwww-perl - Library for WWW access in Perl
  • MIME::Lite - low-calorie MIME generator
  • Term::ReadKey - A perl module for simple terminal control
  • Time-modules - Additional Time:: modules
  • Tk - The windowing T ool K it from Tcl/Tk for Perl
  • URI - Uniform Resource Identifiers