what - extract version information from a file River stage one • 1 direct dependent • 1 total dependent

what searches each filename for occurrences of the pattern @(#) that the SCCS get command substitutes for the %Z% ID keyword, and prints what follows up to a ", >, NEWLINE, \, or null character. What can be used on any type of file, NOT just SCCS fil...

BDFOY/PerlPowerTools-1.020 - 15 Sep 2020 17:12:15 UTC

PerlPowerTools - BSD utilities written in pure Perl River stage one • 1 direct dependent • 1 total dependent

The Unix Reconstruction Project. By default, these install into the ~/perlpowertools directory. You'll probably need to add that directory to "PATH" to use them. You can install them anywhere you like by setting "INSTALL_BASE" when you run Makefile.P...

BDFOY/PerlPowerTools-1.020 - 15 Sep 2020 17:12:15 UTC

fold - wrap each input line to fit specified width River stage one • 1 direct dependent • 1 total dependent

The *fold* command reads lines from the specified files (or standard input if none are specified) and writes them to the standard output with newlines inserted into lines longer than the specified column width. The default column width is 80, but thi...

BDFOY/PerlPowerTools-1.020 - 15 Sep 2020 17:12:15 UTC

mail - implementation of Berkeley mail(1) River stage one • 1 direct dependent • 1 total dependent

When called without command-line options (except -f) *mail* allows the user to interactively send mail, and manage a mail folder. Otherwise, *mail* allows the user to send outgoing E-mail to recipients. When run interactively, the mail folder ~/mbox ...

BDFOY/PerlPowerTools-1.020 - 15 Sep 2020 17:12:15 UTC

uname - print system information River stage one • 1 direct dependent • 1 total dependent

uname prints out system identification information. It's really just a front end for the system call uname(2)....

BDFOY/PerlPowerTools-1.020 - 15 Sep 2020 17:12:15 UTC

spell - scan a file for misspelled words River stage one • 1 direct dependent • 1 total dependent

*spell* reads in a file and splits it into words, then compares each unique word with a dictionary file (all comparisons and reporting are done in lower case). The "misspelled" words are printed on standard output. The options are as follows: -b Use ...

BDFOY/PerlPowerTools-1.020 - 15 Sep 2020 17:12:15 UTC

patch - apply a diff file to an original River stage one • 1 direct dependent • 1 total dependent

*Patch* will take a patch file containing any of the four forms of difference listing produced by the *diff* program and apply those differences to an original file, producing a patched version. By default, the patched version is put in place of the ...

BDFOY/PerlPowerTools-1.020 - 15 Sep 2020 17:12:15 UTC

units - conversion program River stage one • 1 direct dependent • 1 total dependent

The units program converts quantities expressed in various scales to their equivalents in other scales. The units program can only handle multiplicative or affine scale changes. It works interactively by prompting the user for input: You have: meters...

BDFOY/PerlPowerTools-1.020 - 15 Sep 2020 17:12:15 UTC

strings - extract strings River stage one • 1 direct dependent • 1 total dependent

"strings" prints strings gleaned from the given files (or from standard input.) By default strings of less than 4 characters are ignored. A string is considered to be any sequence of graphical ASCII characters (plus space and tab). Options: -f Print ...

BDFOY/PerlPowerTools-1.020 - 15 Sep 2020 17:12:15 UTC

arithmetic - improve your arithmetic skills River stage one • 1 direct dependent • 1 total dependent

arithmetic prompts you with simple arithmetic exercises, and verifies your answers. arithmetic will reply with Right! if you answered correctly, and with What? if you answered incorrectly. If arithmetic thinks your answer is not a number, it will res...

BDFOY/PerlPowerTools-1.020 - 15 Sep 2020 17:12:15 UTC

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