Jozef Kutej

NAME

CPAN::Patches::Plugin::Debian - patch CPAN distributions Debian package

SYNOPSIS

    cd Some-Distribution
    dh-make-perl
    cpan-patches list
    cpan-patches update-debian
    cpan-patches --patch-set $HOME/cpan-patches-set list
    cpan-patches --patch-set $HOME/cpan-patches-set update-debian

DESCRIPTION

This module allows to apply custom patches to the CPAN distributions Debian package.

See http://github.com/jozef/CPAN-Patches-Debian-Set for example generated Debian patches set folder.

METHODS

update_debian

Copy all patches and series file from .../module-name/patches/ to debian/patches folder. If there are any patches add quilt as Build-Depends-Indep and runs adds --with quilt to debian/rules. Adds dependencies from .../module-name/debian, adds usage of xvfb-run if the modules requires X and renames s/lib(.*)-perl/$1/ if the distribution is an application.

cpan-patches command

cmd_update_debian

See "update_debian".

INTERNAL METHODS

merge_debian_versions($v1, $v2)

Merges dependencies from $v1 and $v2 by keeping the ones that has higher version (if the same).

get_deb_package_names($control, $key)

Return hash with package name as key and version string as value for given $key in Debian $control file.

read_debian_control($name)

Read .../module-name/debian for given $name.

decode_debian_control($src)

Parses .../module-name/debian into a hash. Returns hash reference.

encode_debian($data)

Return .../module-name/debian content string generated from $data.

debian_inst_script_names

Returns array of pre/post installation file names.

AUTHOR

jozef@kutej.net, <jkutej at cpan.org>

BUGS

Please report any bugs or feature requests to bug-cpan-patches at rt.cpan.org, or through the web interface at http://rt.cpan.org/NoAuth/ReportBug.html?Queue=CPAN-Patches. I will be notified, and then you'll automatically be notified of progress on your bug as I make changes.

SUPPORT

You can find documentation for this module with the perldoc command.

    perldoc CPAN::Patches

You can also look for information at:

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

LICENSE AND COPYRIGHT

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of either: the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; or the Artistic License.

See http://dev.perl.org/licenses/ for more information.