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8.4 AutoSplit

Splits a program or module into files that the AutoLoader can handle. It can be called from a program or from the command line:

# from a program
use AutoSplit;

# from the command line
perl -MAutoSplit -e 'autosplit(
)' ... 

# another interface
perl -MAutoSplit -e 'autosplit_lib_modules(@ARGV)' ...
AutoSplit is used by MakeMaker as well as the standard Perl libraries. It operates on a file, splitting off subroutines that come after the __END__ marker and storing them as described above for AutoLoader, creating any necessary directories along the way. AutoSplit has two functions:

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