NAME

Debian::DEP12 - interface to Debian DEP 12 format

SYNOPSIS

    use Debian::DEP12;

    my $meta = Debian::DEP12->new;
    $meta->set( 'Bug-Database',
                'https://github.com/merkys/Debian-DEP12/issues' );

    $meta->validate;

DESCRIPTION

Debian::DEP12 is an object-oriented interface for Debian DEP 12 format, also known as debian/upstream/metadata. Primary focus of the initial development was validation and fixing of DEP 12 data.

Contributions welcome!

METHODS

new( $what )

Creates a new Debian::DEP12 instance from either YAML, Text::BibTeX::Entry or Text::BibTeX::File instances, or plain Perl hash reference with DEP 12 fields and their values.

fields()

Returns an array of fields defined in the instance in any order.

get( $field )

Returns value of a field.

set( $field, $value )

Sets a new value for a field. Returns the old value.

delete( $field )

Unsets value for a field. Returns the old value.

to_YAML()

Returns a string with YAML representation.

validate()

Performs checks of DEP 12 data in the instance and returns an array of validation messages as instances of Debian::DEP12::ValidationWarning.

SEE ALSO

For the description of DEP 12 refer to https://dep-team.pages.debian.net/deps/dep12/.

AUTHORS

Andrius Merkys, <merkys@cpan.org>