Mark Veltzer

NAME

Meta::File::MMagic - extend File::MMagic.

COPYRIGHT

Copyright (C) 2001, 2002 Mark Veltzer; All rights reserved.

LICENSE

This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

DETAILS

        MANIFEST: MMagic.pm
        PROJECT: meta
        VERSION: 0.01

SYNOPSIS

        package foo;
        use Meta::File::MMagic qw();
        my($object)=Meta::File::MMagic->new();
        my($result)=$object->method();

DESCRIPTION

This class extends the functionality found in File::MMagic until some improvements to that class are made.

FUNCTIONS

        new($)
        checktype_filemagic($$)
        checktype_filecontents($$)
        is_image($$)
        TEST($)

FUNCTION DOCUMENTATION

new($)

This is a constructor for the Meta::File::MMagic object. Currently it adds the ability to recognize css file types by using the addFileExts method.

checktype_filemagic($$)

This method is a shortcut to run checktype_magic with a file. The method will read the file contents and will pass it on to checktype_magic.

checktype_filecontents($$)

This method is a shortcut to run checktype_contents with a file. The method will read the file contents and will pass it on to checktype_contents.

is_image($$)

This method will return whether the specified file is an image. It finds the mime type and checks whether it has "image" in it.

TEST($)

This is a testing suite for the Meta::File::MMagic module. This test is should be run by a higher level management system at integration or release time or just as a regular routine to check that all is well.

The procedure currently tests two files for which I know the types for validity.

SUPER CLASSES

File::MMagic(3)

BUGS

None.

AUTHOR

        Name: Mark Veltzer
        Email: mailto:veltzer@cpan.org
        WWW: http://www.veltzer.org
        CPAN id: VELTZER

HISTORY

        0.00 MV download scripts
        0.01 MV md5 issues

SEE ALSO

File::MMagic(3), Meta::Baseline::Aegis(3), Meta::Utils::File::File(3), strict(3)

TODO

-add caching capabilities to this class using Cache::MemoryCache.

-make a "best" method for matching. It is not obvious whether check_filename or check_byfilename is the best method of File::MMagic and so I need a killer combination.