csw perl where is documentation installed

Dagobert Michelsen dam at opencsw.org
Mon Mar 24 09:13:40 CET 2014

Hi Harry,

Am 24.03.2014 um 01:20 schrieb Harry Putnam <reader at newsguy.com>:
> I installed perl5.10.1 from csw repo many months ago, on an openindiana os.
> Its running as guest on win7 in Vbox.  The vm fell into disuse for
> several months, and I no longer remember if I had problems with the
> installation or what.
> Currently, the vm is back in operation... when I look for perl docu with
> perldoc it fails to find the main documentary stuff like perlfunc,
> perlre etc.
> A 'find' search of /opt/csw using  '-name '*perlfunc*'' or the like fails to
> find it as well.
> Any use of perldoc that is not aimed at the basic docs... like:
>  perldoc File:Find
> returns what you'd expect, so, apparently that part is working ok.
> Have I just failed to install something?  Or should an install of perl
> have installed the basic docu?
> If it were installed, where would it be found?
> PS - My pea brain has let slip whatever little bit I learned about
> using csw on solaris so please bare with me when I ask to have a brief
> outline of how I might track down what the trouble is for things like
> this:
>   perldoc -f stat
>   No documentation found for „perlfunc"

Try pkgutil -y -i perldoc. That should give you CSWperldoc.

Best regards

  — Dago

"You don't become great by trying to be great, you become great by wanting to do something,
and then doing it so hard that you become great in the process." - xkcd #896

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