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Author image 🦖🦜Graham Ollis🦃🦕
and 28 contributors

NAME

Alien::Build::Plugin::Build::Copy - Copy plugin for Alien::Build

VERSION

version 2.37

SYNOPSIS

 use alienfile;
 plugin 'Build::Copy';

DESCRIPTION

This plugin copies all of the files from the source to the staging prefix. This is mainly useful for software packages that are provided as binary blobs. It works on both Unix and Windows using the appropriate commands for those platforms without having worry about the platform details in your alienfile.

If you want to filter add or remove files from what gets installed you can use a before hook.

 build {
   ...
   before 'build' => sub {
     # remove or modify files
   };
   plugin 'Build::Copy';
   ...
 };

Some packages might have binary blobs on some platforms and require build from source on others. In that situation you can use if statements with the appropriate logic in your alienfile.

 configure {
   # normally the Build::Copy plugin will insert itself
   # as a config requires, but since it is only used
   # on some platforms, you will want to explicitly
   # require it in your alienfile in case you build your
   # alien dist on a platform that doesn't use it.
   requires 'Alien::Build::Plugin::Build::Copy';
 };
 
 build {
   ...
   if($^O eq 'linux')
   {
     start_url 'http://example.com/binary-blob-linux.tar.gz';
     plugin 'Download';
     plugin 'Extract' => 'tar.gz';
     plugin 'Build::Copy';
   }
   else
   {
     start_url 'http://example.com/source.tar.gz';
     plugin 'Download';
     plugin 'Extract' => 'tar.gz';
     plugin 'Build::Autoconf';
   }
 };

AUTHOR

Author: Graham Ollis <plicease@cpan.org>

Contributors:

Diab Jerius (DJERIUS)

Roy Storey (KIWIROY)

Ilya Pavlov

David Mertens (run4flat)

Mark Nunberg (mordy, mnunberg)

Christian Walde (Mithaldu)

Brian Wightman (MidLifeXis)

Zaki Mughal (zmughal)

mohawk (mohawk2, ETJ)

Vikas N Kumar (vikasnkumar)

Flavio Poletti (polettix)

Salvador Fandiño (salva)

Gianni Ceccarelli (dakkar)

Pavel Shaydo (zwon, trinitum)

Kang-min Liu (劉康民, gugod)

Nicholas Shipp (nshp)

Juan Julián Merelo Guervós (JJ)

Joel Berger (JBERGER)

Petr Pisar (ppisar)

Lance Wicks (LANCEW)

Ahmad Fatoum (a3f, ATHREEF)

José Joaquín Atria (JJATRIA)

Duke Leto (LETO)

Shoichi Kaji (SKAJI)

Shawn Laffan (SLAFFAN)

Paul Evans (leonerd, PEVANS)

Håkon Hægland (hakonhagland, HAKONH)

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

This software is copyright (c) 2011-2020 by Graham Ollis.

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.