Manual Reference Pages - APP::CMD::COMMAND (3)
App::Cmd::Command - a base class for App::Cmd commands
my ($cmd, $opt, $args) = $class->prepare($app, @args);
This method is the primary way in which App::Cmd::Command objects are built.
Given the remaining command line arguments meant for the command, it returns
the Command object, parsed options (as a hashref), and remaining arguments (as
In the usage above, $app is the App::Cmd object that is invoking the
This returns a new instance of the command plugin. Probably only prepare
should use this.
This method does whatever it is the command should do! It is passed a hash
reference of the parsed command-line options and an array reference of left
If no execute method is defined, it will try to call run but it will
warn about this behavior during testing, to remind you to fix the method name!
This method returns the App::Cmd object into which this command is plugged.
This method returns the usage object for this command. (See
This method returns a list of command names handled by this plugin. The
first item returned is the canonical name of the command.
If this method is not overridden by an App::Cmd::Command subclass, it will
return the last part of the plugins package name, converted to lowercase.
For example, YourApp::Cmd::Command::Init will, by default, handle the command
Subclasses should generally get the superclass value of command_names
and then append aliases.
This method should be overridden to provide a usage string. (This is the first
argument passed to describe_options from Getopt::Long::Descriptive.)
If not overridden, it returns %c COMMAND %o; COMMAND is the first item in
the result of the command_names method.
This method should be overridden to provide option specifications. (This is
list of arguments passed to describe_options from Getopt::Long::Descriptive,
after the first.)
If not overridden, it returns an empty list.
This method is passed a hashref of command line options (as processed by
Getopt::Long::Descriptive) and an arrayref of leftover arguments. It may throw
an exception (preferably by calling usage_error, below) if they are invalid,
or it may do nothing to allow processing to continue.
$self->usage_error("This command must not be run by root!");
This method should be called to die with human-friendly usage output, during
This method returns a short description of the commands purpose. If this
method is not overridden, it will return the abstract from the modules Pod.
If it cant find the abstract, it will look for a comment starting with
ABSTRACT: like the ones used by Pod::Weaver::Section::Name.
This method can be overridden to provide full option description. It
is used by the built-in help command.
If not overridden, it uses Pod::Usage to extract the description
from the modules Pod DESCRIPTION section or the empty string.
Ricardo Signes <email@example.com>
COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE
This software is copyright (c) 2015 by Ricardo Signes.
This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under
the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.
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