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perl6 docker image
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Rakudo Star

This Docker image includes Rakudo Star, an early adopter distribution of the Rakudo Perl 6 compiler, in addition
to some modules users may find helpful.

Project homepage:

GitHub repository:

The Dockerfile responsible:

Perl 6 Language Specification:

Perl 6 Language Documentation:


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 perl6 -e 'say "Hello!"'

Contributing/Getting Help

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

Issues for Rakudo are tracked in RT:

Docker Pull Command
Source Repository