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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • by pjm (639) on 2006.05.22 20:13 (#47798)
    The web site promises downloadable code, and given your description I thought a quick gander was in order. So I hover over the "Student Downloads" link on the page and, uh oh, the "downloadable code" is in fact a .exe. Really! Blrrk. End of --even casual-- interest in book.

    • That’s because it’s a self-extracting Zip archive. unzip has no problems unpacking it. Let’s seee…

      ~ $ unzip 631616_Code.exe -d x/ 1> /dev/null
      ~ $ cd x
      ~/x $ find -name \*.pl -printf . | wc -c
      153
      ~/x $ grep -lr 'use strict' . | wc -l
      0