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Rakudo Perl 6, or simply Rakudo, is a compiler for the Perl 6 programming language.
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(amd64/rakudo-star build job)

Quick reference

What is Rakudo Star?

Rakudo Star is a Perl 6 distribution designed for use by early adopters of the language. It includes a virtual machine (the JVM or MoarVM), the Rakudo Perl 6 compiler, and a suite of modules that users may find useful. This image includes the MoarVM backend for the compiler.

Project homepage:

GitHub repository:

The Dockerfile responsible:

Perl 6 Language Specification:

Perl 6 Language Documentation:

How to use this image

Simply running a container with the image will launch a Perl 6 REPL:

$ docker run -it rakudo-star
> say 'Hello, Perl!'
Hello, Perl!

You can also provide perl6 command line switches to docker run:

$ docker run -it rakudo-star -e 'say "Hello!"'

Contributing/Getting Help

Many Perl 6 developers are present on #perl6 on Freenode.

Issues for Rakudo are tracked in RT:


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