class Perl

Perl related information

class Perl does Systemic { }

Built-in class for providing perl related information. Usually accessed through the $*PERL dynamic variable.

Methods

method auth

Instance method returning the "auth" (as in "author" or "authority") of the Perl object.

method compiler

Instance method returning the compiler object associated with the Perl object.

method DISTROnames

Instance / Class method returning the names of the Distro objects that are supported by this version of Perl.

method desc

Instance method returning the "desc" (as in "description") of the Perl object. Returns a Str type object if the "desc" could not be established.

method KERNELnames

Instance / Class method returning the names of the Kernel objects that are supported by this version of Perl.

method name

Instance method returning the name of the Perl object.

method signature

Instance method returning the signature of the Perl object. Returns a Blob type object if the signature could not be established.

method version

Instance method returning the language version of the Perl object as a Version object.

method VMnames

Instance / Class method returning the names of the VM objects that are supported by this version of Perl.

See Also

Systemic