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Shell written, configured, and operated entirely in Perl

A modular Perl shell written, configured, and operated entirely in Perl. It aspires to be a fully operational login shell with all the features one normally expects. But it also gives direct access to Perl objects and data structures from the command line, and allows you to run Perl code within the scope of your command line.



Verified by

Verified on




Verified by

Janet Casey

Verified on

30 June 2004

Leaders and contributors

Jaap Karssenberg Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportMailing List Info/Archivehttp://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/zoidberg-devel
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webviewhttp://zoidberg.student.utwente.nl/wiki/index.cgi?BugReports
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/zoidberg
Perl (Ref)https://metacpan.org/release/Zoidberg
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://zoidberg.student.utwente.nl/cvs/viewcvs.cgi/Zoidberg-cvs/

Software prerequisites

Required to usewith modules Module_Build
Weak prerequisiteEnv_PS1
Required to useExporter_Tidy
Weak prerequisiteTerm_ReadKey
Required to useStorable
Required to usePerl
Weak prerequisiteTerm_ReadLine_Zoid


"Perl (Ref)" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.

"Debian (Ref)" is not in the list (General, Help, Bug Tracking, Support, Developer) of allowed values for the "Resource audience" property.

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