POSIX::1003 - bulk-load POSIX::1003 symbols River stage one • 2 direct dependents • 2 total dependents

The POSIX::1003 suite implements access to many POSIX functions. The POSIX module in *core* (distributed with Perl itself) is ancient, the documentation is usually wrong, and it has too much unusable code in it. "POSIX::1003" tries to provide cleaner...

MARKOV/POSIX-1003-0.98 - 03 Dec 2013 07:40:44 GMT

POSIX::1003::OS - POSIX for the file-system River stage one • 2 direct dependents • 2 total dependents

You may also need POSIX::1003::Pathconf. See documentation in the base class....

MARKOV/POSIX-1003-0.98 - 03 Dec 2013 07:40:44 GMT

POSIX::1003::FS - POSIX for the file-system River stage one • 2 direct dependents • 2 total dependents

You may also need POSIX::1003::Pathconf. See documentation in the base class....

MARKOV/POSIX-1003-0.98 - 03 Dec 2013 07:40:44 GMT

POSIX::Overview - POSIX in Perl River stage one • 2 direct dependents • 2 total dependents

The *POSIX standard* defines access to the operating system. Most operating systems (not limited to the UNIX family) provide at least a part of this standard, sometimes as optional or commercial extension package. POSIX describes how C-programmers ca...

MARKOV/POSIX-1003-0.98 - 03 Dec 2013 07:40:44 GMT

POSIX::1003::User - POSIX handling user and groups River stage one • 2 direct dependents • 2 total dependents

See documentation in the base class....

MARKOV/POSIX-1003-0.98 - 03 Dec 2013 07:40:44 GMT

POSIX::1003::Math - POSIX handling time River stage one • 2 direct dependents • 2 total dependents

Be aware that math in Perl has unclear precission! Be aware that the math library often provides many variations of these functions... it is hard to determine which one is used. Probably, Math::Trig will serve you better. Or PDL for real number crunc...

MARKOV/POSIX-1003-0.98 - 03 Dec 2013 07:40:44 GMT

POSIX::1003::FdIO - POSIX handling file descriptors River stage one • 2 direct dependents • 2 total dependents

Most people believe that the "sys*" commands in Perl Core are not capable of doing unbuffered IO. For those people, we have this module. But there is more in file-descriptor space, missing from Core. The question whether "sysread()" or readfd() is me...

MARKOV/POSIX-1003-0.98 - 03 Dec 2013 07:40:44 GMT

POSIX::1003::Proc - POSIX handling processes River stage one • 2 direct dependents • 2 total dependents

Functions which are bound to each separate process. See documentation in the base class....

MARKOV/POSIX-1003-0.98 - 03 Dec 2013 07:40:44 GMT

POSIX::1003::Time - POSIX handling time River stage one • 2 direct dependents • 2 total dependents

See documentation in the base class....

MARKOV/POSIX-1003-0.98 - 03 Dec 2013 07:40:44 GMT

POSIX::1003::Limit - POSIX access to ulimit and rlimit River stage one • 2 direct dependents • 2 total dependents

This module provides access to the "ulimit" (user limit) and "rlimit" (resource limit) handling. On most systems, "ulimit()" is succeeded by "rlimit()" hence provides a very limited set of features. See documentation in the base class....

MARKOV/POSIX-1003-0.98 - 03 Dec 2013 07:40:44 GMT

POSIX::1003::Fcntl - POSIX function fcntl River stage one • 2 direct dependents • 2 total dependents

One function, which hides many tricks with file-descriptors. This module tries to provide functions which separates the various uses. See documentation in the base class....

MARKOV/POSIX-1003-0.98 - 03 Dec 2013 07:40:44 GMT

POSIX::1003::Errno - all error codes defined by the OS River stage one • 2 direct dependents • 2 total dependents

The error codes provided by your operating system. The code modules Errno and POSIX do also contain an extensive list of error numbers. However: Errno have their values hard-coded, which is incorrect (higher numbered codes may [do!] differ per platfo...

MARKOV/POSIX-1003-0.98 - 03 Dec 2013 07:40:44 GMT

POSIX::1003::Locale - POSIX handling locale settings River stage one • 2 direct dependents • 2 total dependents

See perllocale for the details. See documentation in the base class....

MARKOV/POSIX-1003-0.98 - 03 Dec 2013 07:40:44 GMT

POSIX::1003::Module - Base of POSIX::1003 components River stage one • 2 direct dependents • 2 total dependents

The POSIX functions and constants are provided via extensions of this module. This module itself only facilitates those implementations....

MARKOV/POSIX-1003-0.98 - 03 Dec 2013 07:40:44 GMT

POSIX::1003::Events - POSIX for the file-system River stage one • 2 direct dependents • 2 total dependents

See documentation in the base class....

MARKOV/POSIX-1003-0.98 - 03 Dec 2013 07:40:44 GMT

POSIX::1003::Termios - POSIX general terminal interface River stage one • 2 direct dependents • 2 total dependents

This module provides an interface to the "General Terminal Interfaces", as specified by POSIX. The actual implementation is part of POSIX.xs See documentation in the base class....

MARKOV/POSIX-1003-0.98 - 03 Dec 2013 07:40:44 GMT

POSIX::1003::Signals - POSIX using signals River stage one • 2 direct dependents • 2 total dependents

This manual page explains the access to the POSIX "sigaction" functions and its relatives. This module uses two helper objects: POSIX::SigSet and POSIX::SigAction. See documentation in the base class....

MARKOV/POSIX-1003-0.98 - 03 Dec 2013 07:40:44 GMT

POSIX::1003::Sysconf - POSIX access to sysconf() River stage one • 2 direct dependents • 2 total dependents

The "sysconf()" interface can be used to query system information in numerical form, where "confstr()" returns strings. See documentation in the base class....

MARKOV/POSIX-1003-0.98 - 03 Dec 2013 07:40:44 GMT

POSIX::1003::Confstr - POSIX access to confstr() River stage one • 2 direct dependents • 2 total dependents

With "confstr()" you can retreive string values from the operating system. It is the counterpart of "sysconf()" which can only return numeric values. See documentation in the base class....

MARKOV/POSIX-1003-0.98 - 03 Dec 2013 07:40:44 GMT

POSIX::1003::Pathconf - POSIX access to pathconf() River stage one • 2 direct dependents • 2 total dependents

With "pathconf()" you query filesystem limits for a certain existing location. See documentation in the base class....

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