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[emacs] perl info fileby LanX (Saint)
|on Jul 22, 2009 at 02:53 UTC||Need Help??|
LanX has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
I don't know if it's even worth asking...
cperl-mode in emacs supports querying the symbol or function under cursor within gnu-info-files of perl. They are displayed within the internal info-reader. (actually the gnu-info-reader is nothing else than emacs light, just type "info")
You can find these commands in the menu "perl -> perl doc -> Help on ..."
The problem is to only get "info file perl does not exist"
hmm googling delivers an old cpan version of perl 5.6 info file and nothing newer¹.
I'm sure I could try to translate it on my own from POD, but the questions are
FOOTNOTES: (1) Found this ftp-dir also reflecting the version from 2001! ... just tried to configuere the path to these files within emacs , without success...