App::corruptor - Corrupt files by writing random bytes/blocks to them
This document describes version 0.002 of App::corruptor (from Perl distribution App-corruptor), released on 2021-05-25.
corruptor(%args) -> [$status_code, $reason, $payload, \%result_meta]
Corrupt files by writing random bytes/blocks to them.
Corrupt two files by writing 1% random bytes:
corruptor( files => ["disk.img", "disk2.img"], proportion => "1%");
This utility can be used in disk/filesystem testing. It corrupts files by writing random bytes/blocks to them.
This function is not exported.
This function supports dry-run operation.
Arguments ('*' denotes required arguments):
files* => array[filename]
proportion* => percent
How much random data is written as proportion of file size (in percent).
-dry_run => bool
Pass -dry_run=>1 to enable simulation mode.
Returns an enveloped result (an array).
First element ($status_code) is an integer containing HTTP status code (200 means OK, 4xx caller error, 5xx function error). Second element ($reason) is a string containing error message, or "OK" if status is 200. Third element ($payload) is optional, the actual result. Fourth element (%result_meta) is called result metadata and is optional, a hash that contains extra information.
Return value: (any)
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Source repository is at https://github.com/perlancar/perl-App-corruptor.
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