Knowledgebase: Information On Perl
How do I invoke the Perl source debugger?
Posted by Roy Petersen on Feb-15-2007 12:16 PM
The "-d" flag will invoke the Perl source debugger and should be used when you have tried all other troubleshooting techniques and are still confused. This program is very good with identifying syntax errors.

Through the command line, issue "perl -d " to execute your Perl script with the Perl source debugger.