Toby Inkster

NAME

Module::Install::Copyright - package a COPYRIGHT file with a distribution

SYNOPSIS

In Makefile.PL:

        write_copyright_file;

DESCRIPTION

Extracts copyright and licensing information from embedded pod and/or RDF metadata included in the distribution, and outputs it as a text file called "COPYRIGHT" which should roughly conform to the Debian copyright file format.

This module provides one function for use in Module::Install-based Makefile.PL scripts:

BUGS

Please report any bugs to http://rt.cpan.org/Dist/Display.html?Queue=Module-Install-Copyright.

SEE ALSO

This is a plugin for Module::Install.

It relies on metadata from Module::Install::RDF.

It outputs data roughly conforming to http://www.debian.org/doc/packaging-manuals/copyright-format/1.0/.

AUTHOR

Toby Inkster <tobyink@cpan.org>.

COPYRIGHT AND LICENCE

This software is copyright (c) 2012-2013 by Toby Inkster.

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

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

THIS PACKAGE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND WITHOUT ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTIBILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.




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