Converting Getopt::Long into POD

Chisel Wright chisel at
Mon Jan 29 11:17:05 GMT 2007

On Mon, Jan 29, 2007 at 10:47:00AM +0000, Andrew Black wrote:
> I dont mind having to cut an paste into the POD section of my PM, but 
> trying to keep a POD and option in sync is a pain.
> I realise there are going to be various other Getopt::xxx methods, but 
> follwing Aaron's talk at YAPC I am sticking with Getopt::Long, unless a 
> very convincing argument persuades me otherwise.  

I've not tried it myself, but PBP covers this, and suggests
Getopt::Clade as one way of keeping document/command-line options in
sync - as far as I can tell you document the options in the POD and it
automagigally does the CLI parsing.

I've never tried it myself ....

Chisel Wright
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