perl qstn...

Chad Perrin perrin at
Sat Apr 3 23:09:14 UTC 2010

On Sat, Apr 03, 2010 at 02:17:06PM -0700, Randal L. Schwartz wrote:
> >>>>> "Gary" == Gary Kline <kline at> writes:
> Gary> if a .pl script has to have at least one arg, is there an easy
> Gary> way to do that?
> Dare I say, "there's more than one way to do it?" :)
> See the "Getopt::" family in the CPAN.
> My favorite is Getopt::Long.

For simple scripts I tend to use Getopt::Std instead, but Getopt::Long is
great too.  These two are pretty much the "standard" for command line
option handling and help message generation in Perl.

Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: ]
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