[Bioperl-l] Perltidy

Nathan S. Haigh n.haigh at sheffield.ac.uk
Thu Jun 14 13:32:37 EDT 2007

Sendu Bala wrote:
> Nathan S. Haigh wrote:
>> I'm just wondering if anyone passes their modules through perltidy in
>> order for them to have the same look/feel? If so, do you have a
>> .perltidyrc file? Also, is it worth running the Bioperl modules
>> through it?
> I don't use it, but I was contemplating the same thing. Chris uses it
> from time to time and I think we have a similar taste in style.
> But we'd have to hammer something out that was agreeable to everyone.

A starting place maybe Perl Best Practices by Damian Conway:

The perltidyrc file can e found here:

I also found this nice thread with some ideas, inc some code that causes
emacs to auto-perltidy everything you use cperl-mode with. I don't use
emacs myself, ut here's the link if anyone is interested:


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