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Email::MIME::Kit::KitReader::SWAK - the swiss army knife of EMK kit readers


version 1.093065


This replaces and extends the standard (Dir) kit reader for Email::MIME::Kit, letting your kit refer to resources in locations other than the kit itself.

In your manifest (assuming it's YAML, for readability):

  kit_reader: SWAK
  - type: text/html
    path: template.html

  - type: text/plain
    path: /dist/Your-App/config.conf

  - type: text/plain
    path: /fs/etc/motd

This will find the first file in the kit (the absolute path prefix /kit could also be used), the second file in the File::ShareDir shared dist space for the Your-App, and the third file on the root filesystem.

SWAK may be given a fs_root option to start the contents of /fs somewhere other than root.


This module should work on any version of perl still receiving updates from the Perl 5 Porters. This means it should work on any version of perl released in the last two to three years. (That is, if the most recently released version is v5.40, then this module should work on both v5.40 and v5.38.)

Although it may work on older versions of perl, no guarantee is made that the minimum required version will not be increased. The version may be increased for any reason, and there is no promise that patches will be accepted to lower the minimum required perl.


Ricardo SIGNES <>


Ricardo Signes <>


This software is copyright (c) 2022 by Ricardo SIGNES.

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