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Perl Language Reference Manual
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23.4 SEE ALSO

You did try the -w switch, didn't you?

"Perl debugging tutorial" (perldebtut) in Perl Tutorials, "Guts of Perl debugging" (perldebguts) in the Perl C API and Internals Manual, "Perl pragma to alter regular expression behaviour" (re) in the Perl Library Reference Manual (Volume 1), "Programmatic interface to the Perl debugging API" (DB) in the Perl Library Reference Manual (Volume 2), Devel::DProf, dprofpp, "Provides screen dump of Perl data." (Dumpvalue) in the Perl Library Reference Manual (Volume 2), and 3.

When debugging a script that uses #! and is thus normally found in $PATH, the -S option causes perl to search $PATH for it, so you don't have to type the path or which $scriptname.

$ perl -Sd foo.pl
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