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Dpkg::Control::Info

Dpkg::Control::Info

Section: libdpkg-perl (3) Updated: 2011-03-01
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NAME

Dpkg::Control::Info - parse files like debian/control  

DESCRIPTION

It provides an object to access data of files that follow the same syntax than debian/control.  

FUNCTIONS

$c = Dpkg::Control::Info->new($file)
Create a new Dpkg::Control::Info object for $file. If $file is omitted, it loads debian/control. If file is ``-'', it parses the standard input.
$c->reset()
Resets what got read.
$c->load($file)
Load the content of $file. Exits in case of errors. If file is ``-'', it loads from the standard input.
$c->parse($fh, $description)
Parse a control file from the given filehandle. Exits in case of errors. $description is used to describe the filehandle, ideally it's a filename or a description of where the data comes from. It's used in error messages.
$c->[0]
$c->get_source()
Returns a Dpkg::Control object containing the fields concerning the source package.
$c->get_pkg_by_idx($idx)
Returns a Dpkg::Control object containing the fields concerning the binary package numbered $idx (starting at 1).
$c->get_pkg_by_name($name)
Returns a Dpkg::Control object containing the fields concerning the binary package named $name.
$c->get_packages()
Returns a list containing the Dpkg::Control objects for all binary packages.
$c->output($filehandle)
Dump the content into a filehandle.
"$c"
Return a string representation of the content.
@{$c}
Return a list of Dpkg::Control objects, the first one is corresponding to source information and the following ones are the binary packages information.
 

AUTHOR

Raphaël Hertzog <hertzog@debian.org>.


 

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