[Israel.pm] Access to "-c" capabilities from within a Perl script
offer.kaye at gmail.com
Mon Oct 25 05:53:57 PDT 2004
"perl -c script.pl" will compile script.pl and let me know if the
syntax is okay or if there are any problems.
Is there a way to access this capability from within a Perl script, to
try it on a piece of code in a string? E.g.:
syntax_check($code) or die "That code sucks big-time!\n";
P.S., I'm thinking along the lines of
http://search.cpan.org/dist/Test-Pod/ , but for Perl code, not POD. I
know about http://flymake.sourceforge.net/ , but since I don't use
Emacs, it doesn't help me.
P.P.S, I guess a trivial solution would be to save $code to a
temporary file and run perl-c on it, but it seems that something this
basic should have a builtin solution - what am I missing?
Thanks in advance,
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