Print a list of installed Perl modules

perl -MExtUtils::Installed -e '$inst = ExtUtils::Installed->new(); @modules = $inst->modules(); print join("\n", @modules);'
Works only if modules are installed "the right way"

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By: braak
2010-07-20 15:47:32

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  • This version works on an AIX system on which I have very limited permissions. The other version fails with "Can't open file /usr/opt/perl588/lib/site_perl/5.8.8/aix/auto/DBI/.packlist".


    2
    perl -MFile::Find=find -MFile::Spec::Functions -Tlwe 'find { wanted => sub { print canonpath $_ if /\.pm\z/ }, no_chdir => 1 }, @INC'
    randy909 · 2010-08-02 15:18:51 0
  • Lists all the modules that were installed the "proper way". It also uses Perl 5.10(or higher)'s say command for less typing. Show Sample Output


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    perl -MExtUtils::Installed -E 'say for ExtUtils::Installed->new()->modules()'
    kimmel · 2011-11-16 17:26:47 0
  • IMVHO if you are using cpan to install perl modules you are doing it wrong. Show Sample Output


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    dpkg-query -W | grep perl
    unixmonkey10924 · 2010-07-20 16:14:04 1

What Others Think

A bit shorter version that works on Windows as well: perl -MExtUtils::Installed -e "print join qq{\n},ExtUtils::Installed->new->modules()"
bobr123 · 430 weeks and 6 days ago

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