Perl: Print Version String from Script
Print version from the command line:
Print version from within a script:
#-*- coding: utf-8 -*- # perl # prints version string print $^V; # sample output: v5.14.2
Printing version from script is a important technique to find out which version your script is running. Because, you might have several version installed, and in terminal, there are aliases, links, path environment variables, various shell init scripts, that effect which Perl version will start when you type
perl in shell.
Show Perl Version History
perldoc perlhist to list perl release history.