Dist::Zilla::Util::RoleDB::Entry - Extracted meta-data about a role
use Dist::Zilla::Util::RoleDB::Entry; my $entry = Dist::Zilla::Util::RoleDB::Entry->new( name => "-FileGatherer", description => "A thing that adds files to your dist" );
Load the module itself.
Usually, this just amounts to requiring
full_name, but it might not be in the case somebody has manually modified
Contains the short name for the role, in a form acceptable by
Contains the fully qualified version of the role.
For instance, when
full_name will be
This contains an
ArrayRef of Modules that are required if one ever intends to use the module in
Note, that this is not intended to be really used. It only exists as a helper in the event one wishes to document a roles existence in a file other than one matching its name.
Foo.pm: package Foo; use Moose::Role; package Bar; use Moose::Role;
In such a scenario, one cannot get Bar without
->new( name => 'Foo' ); # required_modules is automatically [Foo] ->new( name => 'Bar', required_modules => ['Foo'] );
Also, if a role has peculiar load order requirements ( like seen in Class::MOP ) that means certain other libraries must be
requireing the module itself, this would be a convenient place to put such information.
This mechanism is mostly to support
Contains a textual description of the Role.
Usually, a copy of the Roles "ABSTRACT" will do the trick.
If a role is deprecated, setting this may be useful.
Kent Fredric <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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