man page — Configure, build and test bleading edge perl


$ ./ [options] <buildcfg>


Most of the switches are implemented for backward compatibility, but some had to go in faviour of the new regime of front-ends.

Configuration file
--config|-c <configfile>  Use the settings from the configfile can use the configuration file created by Other options can override the settings from the configuration file. If the config-filename is ommited smokecurrent_config is assumed.

Overridable options

These options will also override the values in the configfile (if the "--config" switch is used).

--fdir|--forest|-f <dir>  Set the basedir for forest
--locale|-l <somelocale>  Set the UTF-8 for special testrun
--[no]force-c-locale      Force (or not) $ENV{LC_ALL}="C"
--[no]is56x               This is (not) a perl 5.6.x smoke
--[no]defaultenv          This is (not) a non $ENV{PERLIO} smoke
--ddir|-d <dir>           Set the build directory
--cfg <buildcfg>
--killtime|-k <killtime>  Set a killtime
--verbose|-v <0..2>       Verbose level
Win32 options (overridable)
--w32cc|--win32-cctype    <BORLAND|GCC|MSVC20|MSVC|MSVC60>
--w32make|--win32-maker   <dmake|nmake>
General options
--continue                Try to continue an aborted smoke
--dry-run|-n              dry run...
--help|-h                 This message
--man                     The full manpage

Description is the replacement script for (which is now depricated and will not be maintained).

See Also

Test::Smoke, Test::Smoke::Smoker


2016-04-21 perl v5.24.0 User Contributed Perl Documentation