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NAME

DBIx::Class::InflateColumn::IP - Auto-create NetAddr::IP objects from columns.

SYNOPSIS

Load this component and declare columns as IP addresses with the appropriate format.

    package Host;
    __PACKAGE__->load_components(qw/InflateColumn::IP Core/);
    __PACKAGE__->add_columns(
        ip_address => {
            data_type => 'bigint',
            is_nullable => 0,
            is_ip => 1,
            ip_format => 'numeric',
        }
    );

    package Network;
    __PACKAGE__->load_components(qw/InflateColumn::IP Core/);
    __PACKAGE__->add_columns(
        address => {
            data_type => 'varchar',
            size        => 18
            is_nullable => 0,
            is_ip => 1,
            ip_format => 'cidr',
        }
    );

Then you can treat the specified column as a NetAddr::IP object.

    print 'IP address: ', $host->ip_address->addr;
    print 'Address type: ', $host->ip_address->iptype;

DBIx::Class::InflateColumn::IP supports a limited amount of auto-detection of the format based on the column type. If the type begins with int or bigint, it's assumed to be numeric, while inet and cidr (as used by e.g. PostgreSQL) are assumed to be cidr format.

METHODS

ip_class

Arguments: $class

Gets/sets the address class that the columns should be inflated into. The default class is NetAddr::IP.

ip_format

Arguments: $format

Gets/sets the name of the method used to deflate the address for the database. This must return a value suitable for $ip_class-new(); The default format is addr, which returns the address in dotted-quad notation. See "Methods" in NetAddr::IP for suitable values.

register_column

Chains with "register_column" in DBIx::Class::Row, and sets up IP address columns appropriately. This would not normally be called directly by end users.

AUTHOR

Dagfinn Ilmari Mannsåker, <ilmari at ilmari.org>

BUGS

Please report any bugs or feature requests to bug-dbix-class-inflatecolumn-ip at rt.cpan.org, or through the web interface at http://rt.cpan.org/NoAuth/ReportBug.html?Queue=DBIx-Class-InflateColumn-IP. 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 DBIx::Class::InflateColumn::IP

You can also look for information at:

SEE ALSO

DBIx::Class, NetAddr::IP

COPYRIGHT & LICENSE

Copyright 2007 Dagfinn Ilmari Mannsåker, all rights reserved.

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