🌻 📖 Alien::7zip

NAME

Alien::7zip - Find or build 7-Zip

SYNOPSIS

Command line tool:

 use Alien::7zip;
 use Env qw( @PATH );

 unshift @PATH, Alien::7zip->bin_dir;
 system "@{[ Alien::7zip->exe ]}";

DESCRIPTION

This distribution provides 7-Zip so that it can be used by other Perl distributions that are on CPAN. It does this by first trying to detect an existing install of 7-Zip on your system. If found it will use that. If it cannot be found, the source code will be downloaded from the internet and it will be installed in a private share location for the use of other modules.

METHODS

exe

 Alien::7zip->exe

Returns the command name for running 7-Zip.

HELPERS

7z

 %{7z}

Returns '7z', '7zz', or appropriate command for platform.

SEE ALSO

7-Zip

The 7-Zip home page.

Alien

Documentation on the Alien concept itself.

Alien::Base

The base class for this Alien.

Alien::Build::Manual::AlienUser

Detailed manual for users of Alien classes.