FAQ 3.12 Where can I get perl-mode for emacs?

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    Tad McClellan                          SGML consulting
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Re: FAQ 3.12 Where can I get perl-mode for emacs?

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3.12: Where can I get perl-mode for emacs?

    Since Emacs version 19 patchlevel 22 or so, there have been both a
    perl-mode.el and support for the Perl debugger built in. These should
    come with the standard Emacs 19 distribution.

    In the Perl source directory, you'll find a directory called "emacs",
    which contains a cperl-mode that color-codes keywords, provides
    context-sensitive help, and other nifty things.

    Note that the perl-mode of emacs will have fits with "main'foo" (single
    quote), and mess up the indentation and highlighting. You are probably
    using "main::foo" in new Perl code anyway, so this shouldn't be an


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