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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • apt-rpm (Score:3, Informative)

    by gav (2710) on 2003.09.05 10:18 (#23906) Homepage Journal
    You should investigate apt-rpm [tuxfamily.org]
  • Indeed, if there is one golden thing about Debian, it's the packet manager. It's painless, reliable and intuitive.

    However, ever since I upgraded my Debian Perl to 5.8.0, this distribution has sunk a little in my estimation. They broke Term::ReadKey and Jonathan Stow did not respond to my report.

    Perhaps I should start bugging the Debian chaps...a late revenge for their compiling Perl with ithreads support.
  • If you're willing to put a little work in, you can do just about *anything* in
    sawfish. It's mostly written in lisp, and the .sawfishrc is just a bunch of
    lisp statements.

    There's even a program 'sawfish-client' which connects to your currently-running
    sawfish wm and gives you an interactive REPL (read-eval-print loop) so you can
    develop your customizations.

    All of this allows you to design your own keyboard-or-mouse-based window
    placement, switching, etc.. One of my friends added bindings for
    alt-ctrl-[digit]