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README.md

Perl 6 Mode

License GPL 3 MELPA Status travis

Perl 6 mode lets you edit Perl 6 code with GNU Emacs 24.

This mode needs GNU Emacs 24.4.

Features

  • Basic syntax highlighting
  • Basic indentation

Planned

  • Complete syntax highlighting
  • Better indentation support
  • Help system
  • REPL interaction
  • imenu support
  • ETags support
  • find-file-at-point for module names
  • Electricity (electric-pair-mode needs some context-sensitive help)

Not planned

Installation

With use-package in your init file:

(use-package perl6-mode
  :ensure t
  :defer t)

Or in your Cask file:

(source melpa)

(depends-on "perl6-mode")

Or manually from MELPA with M-x package-refresh-contents and M-x package-install RET perl6-mode.

Usage

Just visit Perl 6 files.

The major mode will be autoloaded whenever a Perl 6 file is visited. This includes any file with perl6 in the shebang, as well as any file with a .p6, .pm6, or .pl6 extension. It also applies to any .pm, .pl, and .t files whose first line of code looks like Perl 6.

Use M-x customize-group RET perl6 to customize Perl 6 Mode.

Support

You can ask a question in the issue tracker, or email me at hinrik.sig@gmail.com.

Contribute

Pull requests are welcome.

You might want to install cask so you can run the test suite (with make test).

License

Perl 6 Mode is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

Perl 6 Mode is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

See COPYING for the complete license.