ExtUtils::Config(3) User Contributed Perl Documentation ExtUtils::Config(3)

ExtUtils::Config - A wrapper for perl's configuration

version 0.008

my $config = ExtUtils::Config->new();

ExtUtils::Config is an abstraction around the %Config hash. By itself it is not a particularly interesting module by any measure, however it ties together a family of modern toolchain modules.

Create a new ExtUtils::Config object. The values in "\%config" are used to initialize the object.

Get the value of $key. If not overridden it will return the value in %Config.

Tests for the existence of $key.


Get a hashref of all overridden values.


Get a hashref of the complete configuration, including overrides.


This method serializes the object to some kind of string.

  • Ken Williams <kwilliams@cpan.org>
  • Leon Timmermans <leont@cpan.org>

This software is copyright (c) 2006 by Ken Williams, Leon Timmermans.

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.

2023-07-25 perl v5.38.0