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Available Layers » lang#perl


This layer is for Perl development.


SpaceVim also provides REPL/Debug support for Perl.


To use this configuration layer, update your custom configuration file with:

  name = "lang#perl"

To enable REPL support for perl, you may also need to install perli.

npm install -g perli

Key bindings

Find documentation

Key Bindings Descriptions
K open Perldoc on the keywords

within Perl doc windows, you can use s to toggle source code and the documentation.

Inferior REPL process

Start a perli or perl -del inferior REPL process with SPC l s i. If perli is available in system executable search paths, it will be used to launch perl shell.

Send code to inferior process commands:

Key Bindings Descriptions
SPC l s b send buffer and keep code buffer focused
SPC l s l send line and keep code buffer focused
SPC l s s send selection text and keep code buffer focused

Running current script

To run the current script, you can press SPC l r to run the current file without losing focus, and the result will be shown in a runner buffer.

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