Peter Shangov

NAME

CPAN::Index::API - Read and write CPAN index files

VERSION

version 0.007

SYNOPSIS

    my $index = CPAN::Index::API->new_from_repo_uri(
        repo_uri => 'http://cpan.perl.org/',
        files => [qw(PackagesDetails ModList MailRc)],
    );

    my $packages = $index->file('PackagesDetails');

DESRIPTION

CPAN::Index::API is a library to read and write CPAN index files. See the modules in the CPAN::Index::API::File namesace for documentation on the individual files supported.

This class provides a convenient interface for working with multiple files from the same location at the same time.

CONSTRUCTION

new

Creates a new index object. Accepts the following parameters:

files

Required. Hashrefs whose values are CPAN::Index::API::File objects. The individual objects can later be accessed by their respective hash key via the "file" method.

repo_path

Optional. Path to the root of the repository to which the index files belong.

repo_uri

Optional. Base uri of the repository to which the index files belong.

new_from_repo_path

Creates a new index object by reading one or more index files from a local repository. Accepts the following parameters:

files

Required. Arrayref of names of index files to be read. Each name must be the name of a plugin under the CPAN::Index::API::File:: namespace, e.g. PackagesDetails, ModList, etc.

repo_path

Required. Path to the root of the local repository.

new_from_repo_uri

Creates a new index object by reading one or more index files from a remote repository. Accepts the following parameters:

files

Required. Arrayref of names of index files to be read. Each name must be the name of a plugin under the CPAN::Index::API::File:: namespace, e.g. PackagesDetails, ModList, etc.

repo_uri

Required. Path to the base uri of the remote repository.

METHODS

file

Given the name of a file plugin loaded within the index, returns the object corresponding to this index file.

repo_path

Returns the path to the repository.

repo_uri

Returns the base uri of the repository.

write_all_files

Writes all index files to their default locations under repo_path.

clone

Creates a new instance of this object, overloading any of the existing attributes with any arguments passed.

AUTHOR

Peter Shangov <pshangov@yahoo.com>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

This software is copyright (c) 2012 by Venda, Inc..

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