NAME

Package::Util::Lite - Package-related utilities

VERSION

This document describes version 0.001 of Package::Util::Lite (from Perl distribution Package-Util-Lite), released on 2019-01-06.

SYNOPSIS

 use Package::Util::Lite qw(
     package_exists
     list_subpackages
 );

 print "Package Foo::Bar exists" if package_exists("Foo::Bar");

 my @subpkg    = list_subpackages("Foo::Bar");
 my @allsubpkg = list_subpackages("Foo::Bar", 1); # recursive

DESCRIPTION

This module provides package-related utilities. You should check Package::Stash first, then here.

FUNCTIONS

package_exists

Usage:

 package_exists($name) => bool

Return true if package "exists". By "exists", it means that the package has been defined by package statement or some entries have been created in the symbol table (e.g. $Foo::var = 1; will make the Foo package "exist").

This function can be used e.g. for checking before aliasing one package to another. Or to casually check whether a module has been loaded.

list_subpackages($name[, $recursive]) => @res

List subpackages, e.g.:

 (
     "Foo::Bar::Baz",
     "Foo::Bar::Qux",
     ...
 )

If $recursive is true, will also list subpackages of subpackages, and so on.

FAQ

HOMEPAGE

Please visit the project's homepage at https://metacpan.org/release/Package-Util-Lite.

SOURCE

Source repository is at https://github.com/perlancar/perl-Package-Util-Lite.

BUGS

Please report any bugs or feature requests on the bugtracker website https://rt.cpan.org/Public/Dist/Display.html?Name=Package-Util-Lite

When submitting a bug or request, please include a test-file or a patch to an existing test-file that illustrates the bug or desired feature.

SEE ALSO

Package::Stash

AUTHOR

perlancar <perlancar@cpan.org>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

This software is copyright (c) 2019 by perlancar@cpan.org.

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