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bug#6013: [cperl-mode] cperl-perldoc doesn't work anymore with file test


From: Stefan Kangas
Subject: bug#6013: [cperl-mode] cperl-perldoc doesn't work anymore with file test operators like -e
Date: Fri, 5 Jul 2019 21:10:28 +0200

tags 6013 patch
thanks

LanX <address@hidden> writes:

> Hi
>
> cperl-mode can't call perldocs for functions with a hyphen anymore like "-e" 
> or "-X"
>
> (cperl-perldoc "-e") or "M-x cperl-perldoc RET -e" result to
>    "error in process sentinel: Man-bgproc-sentinel: Can't find the -e manpage"
>
> But perldoc -f -e works fine in the shell, and as far as I can see from the 
> sources of cperl-mode "-e" this case is covered to be mapped on the -f switch.
>
> Tested on 23 and 22 from two different users on different continents.
>
> Cheers
>   Rolf

I can confirm this bug, and have attached a fix.

This is tested only on one continent.

Best regards,
Stefan Kangas

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