3 quick ways to find out the version number of an installed Perl module from the terminal

Perl module features and behaviour can change from version to version and so knowing the version number of an installed Perl module can be useful in several scenarios. Below are three different command line methods for finding out the version number of an installed module that work on Bash and Windows Powershell. So fire up the terminal and get typing!

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Perl Command-Line Options

Perl has a large number of command-line options that can help to make your programs more concise and open up many new possibilities for one-off command-line scripts using Perl. In this article we’ll look at some of the most…

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Module::Build

Dave Rolsky is a co-author of the recently released Embedding Perl in HTML with Mason. This article was originally published in February of 2003, and was updated by Dave Rolsky and Michael Schwern in January, 2008. If you’ve ever…

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