I'm going to be writing some heavy patches for Debian perl utilities. I have a lot of experience doing this. Some of their methods are really antiquated, like bareword file handles.. Is there a style guide or something that Debian uses for their Perl code?

I don't see it in the Debian Perl Policy

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    You'd probably have better luck posting to the mailing lists. – muru Nov 15 '17 at 8:49
  • I don't think there is a guide akin to what you are looking for. I think the guidelines/recommendations I linked to are all they may have. I agree with @muru -- try posting to the mailing lists. – naltun Dec 20 '17 at 16:52

You may want to check out the Debian Perl Group Policy. It contains all information on how the Debian Perl Group manages itself. Also, you can find some more information at the Debian Perl Group 'Welcome' page.

Edit: I don't think that the Debian Perl Group has a style guide. I may be wrong, but I am not aware of one. The content of the links I left are what I am familiar with.

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