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* Getting Started
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* ActivePerl FAQ
    * Introduction
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       * Perl for ISAPI
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 ExtUtils::Command - utilities to replace common UNIX commands in Makefiles etc.


NAME

ExtUtils::Command - utilities to replace common UNIX commands in Makefiles etc.


SUPPORTED PLATFORMS

  • Linux
  • Solaris
  • Windows

SYNOPSIS

  perl -MExtUtils::Command -e cat files... > destination
  perl -MExtUtils::Command -e mv source... destination
  perl -MExtUtils::Command -e cp source... destination
  perl -MExtUtils::Command -e touch files...
  perl -MExtUtils::Command -e rm_f file...
  perl -MExtUtils::Command -e rm_rf directories...
  perl -MExtUtils::Command -e mkpath directories...
  perl -MExtUtils::Command -e eqtime source destination
  perl -MExtUtils::Command -e chmod mode files...
  perl -MExtUtils::Command -e test_f file


DESCRIPTION

The module is used in the Win32 port to replace common UNIX commands. Most commands are wrappers on generic modules File::Path and File::Basename.

cat
Concatenates all files mentioned on command line to STDOUT.

eqtime src dst
Sets modified time of dst to that of src

rm_f files....
Removes directories - recursively (even if readonly)

rm_f files....
Removes files (even if readonly)

touch files ...
Makes files exist, with current timestamp

mv source... destination
Moves source to destination. Multiple sources are allowed if destination is an existing directory.

cp source... destination
Copies source to destination. Multiple sources are allowed if destination is an existing directory.

chmod mode files...
Sets UNIX like permissions 'mode' on all the files.

mkpath directory...
Creates directory, including any parent directories.

test_f file
Tests if a file exists


BUGS

Should probably be Auto/Self loaded.


SEE ALSO

ExtUtils::MakeMaker, ExtUtils::MM_Unix, ExtUtils::MM_Win32


AUTHOR

Nick Ing-Simmons <nick@ni-s.u-net.com>.

 ExtUtils::Command - utilities to replace common UNIX commands in Makefiles etc.