Author image 🗲Michael R. Davis⏚
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NAME

Package::Role::ini - Perl role for "ini" object the returns a Config::IniFiles object

SYNOPSIS

Configure INI file

  /etc/my-package.ini
  [section]
  entry=my_value

Package

  package My::Package;
  use base qw{Package::New Package::Role::ini};

  sub my_method {
    my $self  = shift;
    my $value = $self->ini->val('section', 'entry', 'default');
    return $value
  }

DESCRIPTION

Perl role for "ini" object that returns a Config::IniFiles object against a default INI file name and location

OBJECT ACCESSORS

ini

Returns a lazy loaded Config::IniFiles object so that you can read settings from the INI file.

  my $ini = $object->ini; #isa Config::IniFiles

METHODS

ini_file

Sets or returns the profile INI filename

  my $file = $object->ini_file;
  my $file = $object->ini_file("./my.ini");

Set on construction

  my $object = My::Class->new(ini_file=>"./my.ini");

Default is the object lower case class name replacing :: with - and adding ".ini" extension. In other words, for the package My::Package the default location on Linux would be /etc/my-package.ini.

override in sub class

  sub ini_file {"/path/my.ini"};

ini_path

Sets and returns the path for the INI file.

  my $path = $object->ini_path;                  #isa Str
  my $path = $object->ini_path("../other/path"); #isa Str

Default: C:\Windows on Windows-like systems that have Win32 installed Default: /etc on systems that have /etc Default: Sys::Path->sysconfdir on systems that Sys::Path installed Default: . otherwise

override in sub class

  sub ini_path {"/my/path"};

ini_file_default

Default: lc(__PACKAGE__)=~s/::/-/g

ini_file_default_extension

Default: ini

SEE ALSO

Config::IniFiles, Package::New

AUTHOR

Michael R. Davis, mrdvt92

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

Copyright (C) 2020 by Michael R. Davis

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself, either Perl version 5.16.3 or, at your option, any later version of Perl 5 you may have available.