MetaCPAN::Client::Release - A Release data object
my $release = $mcpan->release('Moose');
A MetaCPAN release entity object.
The release's status, "latest", "cpan", or
The release's name, something like "Moose".
An ISO8601 datetime string like "2016-11-19T12:41:46" indicating when
the release was uploaded.
The PAUSE ID of the author who uploaded the release.
This will be either "released" or "developer".
The release's main module name.
The release's internal MetaCPAN id.
A boolean indicating whether or not this was an authorized release.
A URL for this release's distribution archive file.
A boolean indicating whether or not this is the first release of this
The filename of the archive file for this release.
The release's version.
The numified form of the release's version.
The deprecated field value for this release.
The name of the distribution to which this release belongs.
The abstract from this release's metadata.
This is an arrayref of hashrefs. Each hashref contains the following keys:
The phase to which this dependency belongs. This will be one of
"configure", "build", "runtime",
"test", or "develop".
This will be one of "requires", "recommends", or
The name of the module which is depended on.
The required version of the dependency. This may be 0, indicating that any
version is acceptable.
An arrayref containing the license(s) under which this release has been made
available. These licenses are represented by strings like "perl_5"
This an arrayref containing a list of all the modules provided by this
This is a hashref containing metadata provided by the distribution. The exact
contents of this hashref will vary across CPAN, but should largely conform to
the spec defined by CPAN::Meta::Spec.
The resources portion of the release's metadata, returned as a hashref.
A hashref containing "stat()" all information about the release's
archive file. The keys are:
The Unix epoch of the file's last modified time.
The file's mode (as an integer, not an octal representation).
The file's size in bytes.
Returns a hashref of information about CPAN testers results for this release.
The keys are "pass", "fail", "unknown", and
"na". The values are the count of that particular result on CPAN
Testers for this release.
Returns the Changes text for the release.
Returns a link to the release page on MetaCPAN.
Returns a structure with release contributors info.
- Sawyer X <email@example.com>
- Mickey Nasriachi <firstname.lastname@example.org>
This software is copyright (c) 2016 by Sawyer X.
This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same
terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.