Module::Optimize(3) Perl Module Optimization


package Foo;
use Module::Optimize -base;
sub pmc_optimize {
my ($self, $source) = @_;
# Convert perl5 $source into semantically equivalent $compiled_output
return $compiled_output;

In "":

    package Bar;
    use Foo;

or lexically:

    package Bar;
        use Foo;

To compile "" into "Bar.pmc":

    perl -c


This module provides a system for writing modules that compile other Perl modules.

Modules that use these compilation modules get compiled into some altered form the first time they are run. The result is cached into ".pmc" files.

Perl has native support for ".pmc" files. It always checks for them, before loading a ".pm" file.

You get the following benefits:



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This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.

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