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Acme::CPANModulesBundle::PERLANCAR - PERLANCAR's collection of Acme::CPANModules::* modules


This document describes version 0.010 of Acme::CPANModulesBundle::PERLANCAR (from Perl distribution Acme-CPANModulesBundle-PERLANCAR), released on 2021-11-13.



The following Acme::CPANModules::* modules are included in this distribution:

  • PERLANCAR::Avoided

    Modules I'm currently avoiding.

    This is a list of modules I'm currently avoiding to use in my code, for some reason. Most of the modules wered used in my code in the past.

    Using a Dist::Zilla plugin Dist::Zilla::Plugin::Acme::CPANModules::Blacklist, you can make sure that during building, your distribution does not specify a prerequisite to any of the modules listed here. (You should make your own blacklist though).

  • PERLANCAR::MyGetoptLongExperiment

    My experiments writing Getopt::Long replacements/alternatives.

    Most of these modules provide a Getopt::Long-compatible interface, but they differ in some aspect: either they offer more features (or less).

  • PERLANCAR::Retired

    Retired modules.

    This is a list of some of the modules which I wrote but have now been retired and purged from CPAN, for various reasons but mostly because they are no longer necessary. I've purged/retired more modules than these (mostly failed experiments) but they are not worth mentioning here because nobody else seems to have used them.

    Note that you can always get these retired modules from BackPAN or GitHub (I don't purge most of the repos) if needed.

  • PERLANCAR::Weird

    Weird modules.

    List of modules I find weird (non-pejoratively speaking) in one way or another, e.g. peculiar API, name.


Please visit the project's homepage at


Source repository is at


Acme::CPANModules - the specification

App::cpanmodules - the main CLI

App::CPANModulesUtils - other CLIs


perlancar <>


To contribute, you can send patches by email/via RT, or send pull requests on GitHub.

Most of the time, you don't need to build the distribution yourself. You can simply modify the code, then test via:

 % prove -l

If you want to build the distribution (e.g. to try to install it locally on your system), you can install Dist::Zilla, Dist::Zilla::PluginBundle::Author::PERLANCAR, and sometimes one or two other Dist::Zilla plugin and/or Pod::Weaver::Plugin. Any additional steps required beyond that are considered a bug and can be reported to me.


This software is copyright (c) 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018 by perlancar <>.

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.


Please report any bugs or feature requests on the bugtracker website

When submitting a bug or request, please include a test-file or a patch to an existing test-file that illustrates the bug or desired feature.