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Manual Reference Pages  -  PERL::CRITIC::POLICY::MODULES::PERLMINIMUMVERSION (3)

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NAME

Perl::Critic::Policy::Modules::PerlMinimumVersion - Enforce backward compatible code.

CONTENTS

AFFILIATION

This policy is part of Perl::Critic::More, a bleeding edge supplement to Perl::Critic.

DESCRIPTION

As Perl evolves, new desirable features get added. The best ones seem to break backward compatibility, unfortunately. This policy allows you to specify a mandatory compatibility version for your code.

For example, if you add the following to your .perlcriticrc file:



  [Modules::PerlMinimumVersion]
  version = 5.005



then any code that employs our will fail this policy, for example. By default, this policy enforces the current Perl version, which is a pretty weak statement.

This policy relies on Perl::MinimumVersion to do the heavy lifting. If that module is not installed, then this policy always passes.

AUTHOR

Chris Dolan <cdolan@cpan.org>

COPYRIGHT

Copyright (c) 2006-2008 Chris Dolan

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. The full text of this license can be found in the LICENSE file included with this module.

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