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Revision history for Pod::Perldoc

3.23 - Sun Feb 23 18:54:43 UTC 2014
    * Release 3.23

    Yes, this is a packaging error. Mea culpa. In the future
    test releases will be 3.23_01, etc. 

    See https://twitter.com/frioux/status/429245594180128769
    for context.

3.22_02 - Wed Feb  5 05:08:34 UTC 2014
    * Add a pager that doesn't redirect stdin RT#85173
      Added a special pager environment variable for use
      when perldoc is in the -m mode that doesn't
      redirect STDIN.  Set PERLDOC_SRC_PAGER to use. 
      
      As in:

      PERLDOC_SRC_PAGER=/usr/bin/vim perldoc -m File::Temp

    * Teach ToTerm.pm to get terminal width RT#85467
      Get a terminal width and pass it to Pod::Text::Termcap
      from one of these sources (in order):
          1. An explicit width set from command line with -w
          2. MANWIDTH environment variable
          3. stty output
          4. The default width of 76 (same as Pod::Text)

3.22_01 - Sat Feb  1 05:00:13 UTC 2014
    * Match =item more carefully when scanning perlfunc. 
      Fixes RT #86795. Previously matches could be generated 
      on words like 'size' and 'precision' which are not 
      Perl functions.
    * Cleanup code related to mandoc RT #85844
      Patch by Ingo Schwarze
    * Re-add '-U' flag to skip attempting to drop 
      privileges. RT #87837
    * Do not install to INSTALLDIRS after Perl 5.11 RT #89756
    * Refactor search_perlop (finds operators like 'q' 
      'qq' 'tr' and others) RT #86506. Previously most of
      the text generated was incorrect.
    * Fix wrong version in DEBUG output from ToTerm.pm RT #85468
    * Fix POD errors when scanning parts of perlfunc RT #86472
      Patch by Shlomi Fish.

3.21 - Mon Jan  6 02:17:07 UTC 2014
    * Add '-a' flag to search through perlapi 
      documentation. Patch by Matthew Horsfall.
    * Apply RT #91733 to install perldoc.pod in the 
      right place. Should fix RT #88898 too. Patch
      by Dave Mitchell.

3.21_01 - Tue Nov 19 17:07:46 UTC 2013
    * Do not modify @INC to look for docs perl RT #120357
      (Patch by Kent Fredric)
    * Prefer mandoc on bitrig
    * Fix typos

3.20 - Sat Apr 27 05:25:30 UTC 2013
    * Make default formatter "ToTerm" instead of "ToMan" for
      better UTF-8 support
    * When dynamically building POD from perlfunc (perlvar) 
      make sure we open filehandles with utf8 and add an
      =encoding (RT #80527) (RT #80640)

3.19 - Mon Jan 28 04:29:40 UTC 2013
    * Really put perldoc.pod into man1

3.18 - Mon Jan 28 04:17:26 UTC 2013
    * Document perldoc behavior in build directories (RT #80376)
    * Don't blindly force UTF8 to Pod::Man (RT #77465)
    * Fix is_dos typo (RT #76029)
    * Put perldoc.pod into man1 RT #77210 (ppisar@redhat.com)
    * Remove formatting from literal blocks RT #77209 (ppisar@redhat.com)

3.17 - Sun Mar 18 02:49:26 2012
    * Handle render options set by the user in the '-n' setting RT #75840

3.16 - Sat Mar 17 04:14:30 2012
    * Make perldoc by itself emit a brief usage RT #75815
    * Add a space between $ENV{PAGER} and "<" RT #75420
    * Replace $self->die() with CORE::die in some errors RT #75010
    * Make load.t use note() instead of diag() RT #74893
    * Make perldoc -l -q usefully work RT #74254
    * Fix regex while untainting $0 RT #73580

3.15_15 - Fri Jan  6 15:48:47 UTC 2012
    * If the name check fails, report the name. RT  #73580
    * Don't index tests in corpus (RT #73586)
    * Fix Pod error in GetOptsOO
    * Add ToANSI and ToTerm to load test
    * Add Pod check test
    * Now maintained by Mark Allen <mallen@cpan.org>

3.15_14 - Sun Dec 18 10:06:09 2011
	* Fix OpenBSD issues. You get to use mandoc. The UTF-8
	supports sucks though.

3.15_13 - Wed Dec 14 04:07:20 2011
	* Fix up some issues with switches to nroff/groff (RT 73236)

3.15_12
	* Now maintained by brian d foy <bdfoy@cpan.org>
	* Lots of fixes from Mark Allen <mallen@cpan.org>
	* Most of the changes discard the call to pod2man and use
	Pod::Man directly.
	* Preparing Pod::Perldoc to be dual-lived

	* RT  8376   'perldoc -oman' is incorrectly rendered under Cygwin.
	* RT  9531   perldoc can't find scripts on Windows
		+ add .bat to scripts
	* RT 11118   ToMan.pm doesn't quote filename in system command
	* RT 12024   -m uses the wrong pager on MSWin32
		+ fixed by ebhanssen@allverden.no
	* RT 12025   Options (-L) to show location like -l, even when no pod exists
		+ fixed by Tye McQueen <tyemq@cpan.org>
	* RT 12769   Pod::Usage::pod2usage -- calling 'perldoc' on $0 is tainted, unsafe
		+ fixed by Marek Rouchal <Marek.Rouchal@gmx.net>
	* RT 26121   can't handle =encoding utf8
	* RT 37347   perldoc -F doesn't correctly handle filenames containing single quotes
		+ fixed by CHOCOLATE@cpan.org
	* RT 39000   Support for "pod2man --utf8"
	* RT 40557   Re: Why are the file test operators in perlfunc?
		+ fixed by Renee Baecker <renee.baecker@smart-websolutions.de>
	* RT 53986   perldoc -m option fails if PAGER environment variable value contains white space
		+ fixed by kruegerm-bitcard@avax.net
	* RT 61085   Respect MANWIDTH
		+ fixed by Danijel Tasov <data@cpan.org>
	* RT 61452   perldoc -m misidentifies files and displays binaries
		+ fixed by bitcard@volkerschatz.com
	* RT 67754   perldoc -f getpwnam and shmread no text
	* RT 72425   groff produces many errors with Unicode output.
	* RT 73074   ToMan output blocks on perlfunc

3.15_12 - Fri Dec  9 07:02:02 2011
	* Fix the blocking writes in the groff pipe (RT #73074)

3.15_11 - Tue Nov 29 13:08:10 2011
	* Add the parent.pm prereq
	* Remove the 01_about_verbose test, which doesn't test anything

3.15_10 - Sat Nov 19 19:56:21 2011
	* Merge the changes to use Pod::Man instead of pod2man
	* Restrict the names we'll allow the program to run under
	* Patches for most of the items in the RT queue, which we'll
	enumerate once we know the fixes work.

3.15_09 - Mon Nov 14 13:36:37 2011
	* Respect MANWIDTH on Linux, if set. RT #61085
	* This is the start of some internals changes to allow testing.

3.15_08 - Sun Nov 13 17:31:30 2011
	* Sync with the latest stuff in blead
	* Re-release as a CPAN module
	* brian d foy is taking over maintainer duties

3.15_01 - 2009-09-30
	* 3.15_01 - sync with blead

3.14_08 - 2008-11-01
	* no code changes from 3.14_07
	* summary of main changes:
		- perldoc -v PerlVar
		- old -v (Verbosely describe) is now -D
		- 'perldoc intro' will find 'perlintro' page
		- 'perldoc -L it' can find Italian translations
		of documentation (if you have them)

3.14_07 - 2008-05-08
	* Pod::Perldoc now has POD
	* so does Pod::Perldoc::BaseTo and Pod::Perldoc::GetOptsOO

3.14_06 - 2008-05-02
	* 'perldoc intro' may find 'perlintro' page
	  (suggested by Gisle Aas)
	* -v (Verbosely describe) is now -D
	* perldoc -v PerlVar

3.14_05 - 2008-04-22
	* Search perlvar
	* Applied patch to allow -A for searching perlvar.
	  (after a patch by Ovid, 2008-02-26)
	  [rt.cpan.org #33624]
	* [RFC] the switch name is experimental: I am open
	to convincing alternatives (other than -v and -V
	which are already taken).

3.14_04 - 2008-04-16
	* 'lib' & co. are added to search path if -f Build.PL
	in current directory (rt.cpan.org #33941)
	* bug fix: 'blib' directories were never searched
	because they were tested with -f

3.14_03 - 2007-09-03
	* typo fix (#31763 by rgs)
	* warning and debugging code added to add_translator()
	* the translators now became objects
	* POD2::Base (if available) provides language-specific
	support for free
	* experimental releases, misses documentation of changes

3.14_02 - 2007-08-23
	* -L becomes more forgiving:
			  $ perldoc -L it perldocpage
	  retrieves the standard (English) version if it cannot find
	  the Italian translation.
	* applied to bleed as Change #31762

3.14_01 - 2007-08-23
	* bleedperl changes:
		+ #31628: a Gentoo patch
		+ #27878: warn when -f, -q ignore extra arguments
		+ #26202: document -L
		+ #26191: new switch -L

3.14 - 2004-11-30  Sean M. Burke  sburke@cpan.org
	* bugfix for Cygwin
	* Matt Johnson sends in two patches to accomodate Cygwin.
	Accepted.
	* Also changing pathsep for IS_MSWin32 || IS_Dos temp files
	from '/' to '\'.

3.13 - 2004-04-09  Sean M. Burke  sburke@cpan.org
	* minor bugfixes
	
	Ken Willians notes that Pod::Perldoc::ToMan breaks when the
	pod2man program isn't in $Config{'scriptdirexp'}.  So I make it
	look there first, but then fall back to not specifying where it
	should be found.
	
	James Michael Du Pont notes that Carp::croak isn't always loaded
	by all versions of the modules perldoc uses.  So I add an explicit
	"require Carp::croak".
	
	I add t/01_about_verbose.t just to give more diagnostics.

3.12 - 2003-10-21  Sean M. Burke  sburke@cpan.org
	* tweak for Linux man.
	
	Slaven Rezic notes that Makefile.PL should say INSTALLDIRS => "perl"
	for perl versions 5.8.1 and newer, to make installation work right
	on those perls.  Change made.
	
	Slaven Rezic notes that -q was generating an erroneous =over 8 ...
	around the sliced text from perlfaq searched via -q.  Change made
	-- this =over 8 ... =back stuff is now generated only if you're
	calling perldoc with -f (for perlfunc sections).


3.11 - 2003-10-12  Sean M. Burke  sburke@cpan.org
    * tweak for Linux man.
    Brendan O'Dea provides code for Pod/Perldoc/ToMan.pm to sets -rLL
    to what stty reports for terminal column width.


3.10 - 2003-09-10  Sean M. Burke  sburke@cpan.org
	* bugfix for cygwin
	Jari Aalto notes a problem with cygwin and the containspod routine
	-- cygwin apparently pretends there's an executable $filename file
	when there's really a "$filename.exe" file.  Added a
	cygwin-specific hack in containspod to trap this case.


3.09 - 2003-07-24  Sean M. Burke  sburke@cpan.org
	* perldoc when run as root no longer dies when it can't manage to
	drop privileges.  This is by popular demand.
	* perldoc -f -X now properly sees an -X entry regardless of
	whether it's coded as =item -X or =item I<-X>.
	* In README, changed "This is an experimental distribution of
	Perldoc," to "This is the distribution of Perldoc,"
	
	Wee little things:
	
	* Added a "use 5.006;" to the start of Perldoc.pm and the
	Makefile.PL, since we do actually need that version of perl
	for the module to even compile right.  (Altho backporting is an
	option later, if we remove the 5.6-isms.)
	* Perldoc.pm has a new constant IS_Cygwin if we ever need it.
	* Added a bit of IS_VMS logic.
	* Minor cosmetic changes to handling of -U.
	* Added a few comments here and there.

3.08 - 2003-01-18  Sean M. Burke  sburke@cpan.org
	* Fixed split-related bug in reading $Config{'pager'}.
	Thanks to Chip Turner <cturner@redhat.com> for pointing it out!

3.07 - 2002-12-01  Sean M. Burke  sburke@cpan.org
	* Minor typo fix to code in Pod::Perldoc::ToMan.
	* Added RTFREADER example to Pod::Perldoc::ToRTF docs.
	* Made Pod::Perldoc::ToTk a bit more tolerant of old Tk::Pod
	versions (pre-4.0).

3.06 - 2002-11-22  Sean M. Burke  sburke@cpan.org
	* Made it install to perldoc pand perldoc.pod now.
	* Added -V
	* Made -U a no-op switch, for legacy.
	* Corrected a few minor typoes in the usage messages.
	* Updated perldoc.pod to document the switches that were
	previously documented only in perldoc -h
	
	* Many thanks to David Hand, Avi Finkel, Iain "Spoon" Truskett,
	Conrad Heiney, Casey West, Pete Sergeant, David Dyck, Michael
	Schwern, Slaven Rezic, Hugo van der Sanden, and many others for
	lots of patient help in working on this.

3.05a - 2002-11-11  Sean M. Burke  sburke@cpan.org
	* Corrected the logic that suppresses warnings during require's or
	formattings.
	* Updated usage messages
	* Corrected bug that ignored -T when using -m

3.04a - 2002-11-11  Sean M. Burke  sburke@cpan.org
	* First public release.
	* Many new features, including the switches: -T, -d, -o, -M, -w


3.01 - Sun Nov 10 21:38:09 MST 2002
	Sean M. Burke <sburke@cpan.org>
	Massive refactoring and code-tidying.
	Now it's a module(-family)!
	Formatter-specific stuff pulled out into Pod::Perldoc::To(Whatever).pm
	Added -T, -d, -o, -M, -w.
	Added some improved MSWin funk.

2.05 - Sat Oct 12 16:09:00 CEST 2002
	Hugo van der Sanden <hv@crypt.org>
	Made -U the default, based on patch from Simon Cozens

2.04 - Sun Aug 18 13:27:12 BST 2002
	Randy W. Sims <RandyS@ThePierianSpring.org>
	allow -n to enable nroff under Win32

2.03 - Sun Apr 23 16:56:34 BST 2000
	Hugo van der Sanden <hv@crypt.org>
	don't die when 'use blib' fails

2.02 - Mon Mar 13 18:03:04 MST 2000
	Tom Christiansen <tchrist@perl.com>
	Added -U insecurity option

2.01 - Sat Mar 11 15:22:33 MST 2000
	Tom Christiansen <tchrist@perl.com>, querulously.
	Security and correctness patches.
	What a twisted bit of distasteful spaghetti code.

2.0 - ????


1.15 - Tue Aug 24 01:50:20 EST 1999
	Charles Wilson <cwilson@ece.gatech.edu>
	changed /pod/ directory to /pods/ for cygwin
	to support cygwin/win32

1.14 - Wed Jul 15 01:50:20 EST 1998
	Robin Barker <rmb1@cise.npl.co.uk>
	-strict, -w cleanups

1.13 - Fri Feb 27 16:20:50 EST 1997
	Gurusamy Sarathy <gsar@activestate.com>
	-doc tweaks for -F and -X options

1.12 - Sat Apr 12 22:41:09 EST 1997
	Gurusamy Sarathy <gsar@activestate.com>
	-various fixes for win32

1.11 - Tue Dec 26 09:54:33 EST 1995
	Kenneth Albanowski <kjahds@kjahds.com>
	-added Charles Bailey's further VMS patches, and -u switch
	-added -t switch, with pod2text support

1.10 - Thu Nov  9 07:23:47 EST 1995
	Kenneth Albanowski <kjahds@kjahds.com>
	-added VMS support
	-added better error recognition (on no found pages, just exit. On
	missing nroff/pod2man, just display raw pod.)
	-added recursive/case-insensitive matching (thanks, Andreas). This
	slows things down a bit, unfortunately. Give a precise name, and
	it'll run faster.

1.01 - Tue May 30 14:47:34 EDT 1995
	Andy Dougherty  <doughera@lafcol.lafayette.edu>
	-added pod documentation.
	-added PATH searching.
	-added searching pod/ subdirectory (mainly to pick up perlfunc.pod
	and friends.



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