PL2PM(1perl) Perl Programmers Reference Guide PL2PM(1perl)NAMEpl2pm - Rough tool to translate Perl4 .pl files to Perl5 .pm modules.
DESCRIPTIONpl2pm is a tool to aid in the conversion of Perl4-style .pl library
files to Perl5-style library modules. Usually, your old .pl file will
still work fine and you should only use this tool if you plan to update
your library to use some of the newer Perl 5 features, such as
It's just a first step, but it's usually a good first step.
Larry Wall <firstname.lastname@example.org>
perl v5.18.2 2014-01-12 PL2PM(1perl)