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Perl is a high-level, general-purpose, interpreted, dynamic programming language.
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Supported tags and respective Dockerfile links

For more information about this image and its history, please see the relevant manifest file (library/perl). This image is updated via pull requests to the docker-library/official-images GitHub repo.

For detailed information about the virtual/transfer sizes and individual layers of each of the above supported tags, please see the repos/perl/tag-details.md file in the docker-library/repo-info GitHub repo.

What is Perl?

Perl is a high-level, general-purpose, interpreted, dynamic programming language. The Perl language borrows features from other programming languages, including C, shell scripting (sh), AWK, and sed.

wikipedia.org/wiki/Perl

How to use this image

Create a Dockerfile in your Perl app project

FROM perl:5.20
COPY . /usr/src/myapp
WORKDIR /usr/src/myapp
CMD [ "perl", "./your-daemon-or-script.pl" ]

Then, build and run the Docker image:

$ docker build -t my-perl-app .
$ docker run -it --rm --name my-running-app my-perl-app

Run a single Perl script

For many simple, single file projects, you may find it inconvenient to write a complete Dockerfile. In such cases, you can run a Perl script by using the Perl Docker image directly:

$ docker run -it --rm --name my-running-script -v "$PWD":/usr/src/myapp -w /usr/src/myapp perl:5.20 perl your-daemon-or-script.pl

License

View license information for the software contained in this image.

Supported Docker versions

This image is officially supported on Docker version 1.13.1.

Support for older versions (down to 1.6) is provided on a best-effort basis.

Please see the Docker installation documentation for details on how to upgrade your Docker daemon.

User Feedback

Issues

If you have any problems with or questions about this image, please contact us through a GitHub issue. If the issue is related to a CVE, please check for a cve-tracker issue on the official-images repository first.

You can also reach many of the official image maintainers via the #docker-library IRC channel on Freenode.

Contributing

You are invited to contribute new features, fixes, or updates, large or small; we are always thrilled to receive pull requests, and do our best to process them as fast as we can.

Before you start to code, we recommend discussing your plans through a GitHub issue, especially for more ambitious contributions. This gives other contributors a chance to point you in the right direction, give you feedback on your design, and help you find out if someone else is working on the same thing.

Documentation

Documentation for this image is stored in the perl/ directory of the docker-library/docs GitHub repo. Be sure to familiarize yourself with the repository's README.md file before attempting a pull request.

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