++ed by:
Barbie

NAME

Devel::Platform::Info::Linux - Retrieve Linux platform metadata

SYNOPSIS

  use Devel::Platform::Info::Linux;
  my $info = Devel::Platform::Info::Linux->new();
  my $data = $info->get_info();

DESCRIPTION

This module is a driver to determine platform metadata regarding the Linux operating system. It should be called indirectly via it's parent Devel::Platform::Info

INTERFACE

The Constructor

  • new

    Simply constructs the object.

Methods

  • get_info

    Returns a hash reference to the Linux platform metadata.

    Returns the following keys:

      source
      archname
      osname
      osvers
      oslabel
      is32bit
      is64bit
      osflag
    
      codename
      kernel
      kname
      kvers

REFERENCES

The following links were used to understand how to retrieve the metadata:

  * http://distrowatch.com/
  * Wikipedia pages for various Linux and Unix based OSes
  * http://search.cpan.org/dist/Sys-Info-Driver-Linux

BUGS, PATCHES & FIXES

There are no known bugs at the time of this release. However, if you spot a bug or are experiencing difficulties, that is not explained within the POD documentation, please send bug reports and patches to the RT Queue (see below).

RT Queue: http://rt.cpan.org/Public/Dist/Display.html?Name=Devel-Platform-Info

AUTHORS

  Barbie (BARBIE) <barbie@cpan.org>
  Brian McCauley (NOBULL) <nobull67@gmail.com>
  Colin Newell (NEWELL) <newellc@cpan.org>
  Jon 'JJ' Allen (JONALLEN) <jj@jonallen.info>

COPYRIGHT & LICENSE

  Copyright (C) 2010-2014 Birmingham Perl Mongers

  This distribution is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
  modify it under the Artistic License 2.0.



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