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Manual Reference Pages  -  DIST::METADATA::ARCHIVE (3)

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NAME

Dist::Metadata::Archive - Base class for Dist::Metadata archive files

CONTENTS

VERSION

version 0.926

SYNOPSIS



  my $dist = Dist::Metadata->new(file => $path_to_archive);



DESCRIPTION

This is a subclass of Dist::Metadata::Dist to enable determining the metadata from an archive file.

It is a base class for archive file formats:
o Dist::Metadata::Tar
o Dist::Metadata::Zip
It’s not useful on it’s own and should be used from new in Dist::Metadata.

METHODS

    new



  $dist = Dist::Metadata::Archive->new(file => $path);



Accepts a single file argument that should be a path to a file.

If called from this base class new() will delegate to a subclass based on the filename and return a blessed instance of that subclass.

    archive

Returns an object representing the archive file.

    default_file_spec

Returns Unix since most archive files are be in unix format.

    determine_name_and_version

Attempts to parse name and version from file name.

    file

The file attribute passed to the constructor, used to load archive.

    read_archive



  $dist->read_archive($file);



Returns a format-specific object representing the specified file.

This <B>mustB> be defined by subclasses.

AUTHOR

Randy Stauner <rwstauner@cpan.org>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

This software is copyright (c) 2011 by Randy Stauner.

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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