plumage - Man Page

Parrot Plumage


plumage [<options>] <command> [<arguments>]


Parrot Plumage is the Parrot Virtual Machine module ecosystem.  It includes tools to search metadata, handle dependencies, install modules, and so forth.

Command line options

For help about options and commands you can type:

    plumage usage

Or to use command line option help :

    plumage -h
    plumage --help

To read additional config file use :


Or if you want to use specific path use :


To ignore any failed build stages use :


To ignore fails only for specific stage use :


You can repeat to select more than one stage. Not to ignore fail in specific stage use :


Command line commands

General commands

To start interactive command-line interface (default with no commands) use :


To display Plumage version and copyright statement use :


To display help message on specific command use :

    help    [<command>]

Query metadata and project info

To list all known projects use :


To show status of specific project use :

    status  [<project>]

To display detailed description of specific project use :

    info    <project>

To dispay JSON metadata for specific project use :

    metadata    <project>

To Show dependencies for specific project use :

    show-deps   <project>

To display top directory for specific project use :

    project-dir <project>

Perform actions on a project

To downloads source code for specific project use :

    fetch   <project>

To update source code for specific project use (it fall bacj to fetch) :

    update  <project>

To configure source code for specific project use (runs 'update' furst) :

    configure   <project>

To build specific project in current directory (runs 'configure' first) :

    build   <project>

To run test suite for specific project use (runs 'build' first) :

    test    <project>

To send test result po Parrot's Smolder server use (runs 'build' first) :

    smoke   <project>

To install specific project use (runs 'test' first) :

    install <project>

To uninstall specific project from system use (not always available) :

    uninstall   <project>

To perform basic cleanup of source tree for specific project use :

    clean   <project>

To remove all generated files during the build process for specific project use :

    reaclean    <project>


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2020-06-15 perl v5.30.3 User Contributed Perl Documentation