pod2usage - print usage messages from embedded pod docs in files


   pod2usage   [-help] [-man] [-exitexitval] [-outputoutfile] [-verbose
               level] [-pathlist dirlist] [-formatter module] [-utf8] file


   -help   Print a brief help message and exit.

   -man    Print this command's manual page and exit.

   -exit exitval
           The exit status value to return.

   -output outfile
           The output file to print to. If the special names "-" or ">&1"
           or ">&STDOUT" are used then standard output is used. If ">&2"
           or ">&STDERR" is used then standard error is used.

   -verbose level
           The desired level of verbosity to use:

               1 : print SYNOPSIS only
               2 : print SYNOPSIS sections and any OPTIONS/ARGUMENTS sections
               3 : print the entire manpage (similar to running pod2text)

   -pathlist dirlist
           Specifies one or more directories to search for the input file
           if it was not supplied with an absolute path. Each directory
           path in the given list should be separated by a ':' on Unix
           (';' on MSWin32 and DOS).

   -formatter module
           Which text formatter to use. Default is Pod::Text, or for very
           old Perl versions Pod::PlainText. An alternative would be e.g.

   -utf8   This option assumes that the formatter (see above) understands
           the option "utf8". It turns on generation of utf8 output.

   file    The pathname of a file containing pod documentation to be
           output in usage message format (defaults to standard input).


   pod2usage will read the given input file looking for pod documentation
   and will print the corresponding usage message.  If no input file is
   specified then standard input is read.

   pod2usage invokes the pod2usage() function in the Pod::Usage module.
   Please see "pod2usage()" in Pod::Usage.


   Pod::Usage, pod2text(1)


   Please report bugs using <http://rt.cpan.org>.

   Brad Appleton <bradapp@enteract.com>

   Based on code for pod2text(1) written by Tom Christiansen


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