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Manual Reference Pages  -  FILE::FIND::RULE::PERL (3)

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NAME

File::Find::Rule::Perl - Common rules for searching for Perl things

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS



  use File::Find::Rule       ();
  use File::Find::Rule::Perl ();
 
  # Find all Perl files smaller than 10k
  my @files = File::Find::Rule->perl_file
                              ->size(<10Ki)
                              ->in(dir);
 
  # Locate all the modules that PAUSE will index
  my @mod = File::Find::Rule->no_index
                            ->perl_module
                            ->in(My-Distribution);



DESCRIPTION

I write a lot of things that muck with Perl files. And it always annoyed me that finding perl files requires a moderately complex File::Find::Rule pattern.

<B>File::Find::Rule::PerlB> provides methods for finding various types Perl-related files, or replicating search queries run on a distribution in various parts of the CPAN ecosystem.

METHODS

    perl_module

The perl_module rule locates perl modules. That is, files that are named *.pm.

This rule is equivalent to ->file->name( ’*.pm’ )> and is included primarily for completeness.

    perl_test

The perl_test rule locates perl test scripts. That is, files that are named *.t.

This rule is equivalent to ->file->name( ’*.t’ )> and is included primarily for completeness.

    perl_installer

The perl_installer rule locates perl distribution installers. That is, it locates Makefile.PL and Build.PL files.

    perl_script

The perl_script rule locates perl scripts.

This is any file that ends in .pl, or any files without extensions that have a perl hash-bang line.

    perl_file

The perl_file rule locates all files containing Perl code.

This includes all the files matching the above perl_module, perl_test, perl_installer and perl_script rules.

    no_index



  # Provide the rules directly
  $rule->no_index(
      directory => [ inc, t, examples ],
      file      => [ Foo.pm, lib/Foo.pm ],
  );
 
  # Provide a META.yml to use
  $rule->no_index( META.yml );
 
  # Provide a dist root directory to look for a META.yml in
  $rule->no_index( My-Distribution );
 
  # Automatically pick up a META.yml from the target directory
  $rule->no_index->in( My-Distribution );



The no_index method applies a set of rules as per the no_index section in a META.yml file.

SUPPORT

Bugs should always be submitted via the CPAN bug tracker

<http://rt.cpan.org/NoAuth/ReportBug.html?Queue=File-Find-Rule-Perl>

For other issues, contact the maintainer

AUTHOR

Adam Kennedy <adamk@cpan.org>

SEE ALSO

<http://ali.as/>, File::Find::Rule, File::Find::Rule::PPI

COPYRIGHT

Copyright 2006 - 2012 Adam Kennedy.

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

The full text of the license can be found in the LICENSE file included with this module.

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