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MooseX::Types::Path::Class::MoreCoercions - More powerful coercion than MooseX::Types::Path::Class
### specification of type constraint with coercion package Foo; use Moose; use MooseX::Types::Path::Class::MoreCoercions qw/File AbsDir/; has filename => ( is => 'ro', isa => 'File', coerce => 1, ); has directory => ( is => 'ro', isa => 'AbsDir', coerce => 1, ); ### usage in code my $tmp = File::Temp->new; Foo->new( filename => $tmp ); # coerced to Path::Class::File Foo->new( directory => '.' ); # coerced to dir('.')->absolute
This module extends MooseX::Types::Path::Class with more powerful coercions, including:
coercing objects with overloaded stringification
coercing to absolute paths
This module uses MooseX::Types to define the following subtypes.
Dir is a subtype of
MooseX::Types::Path::Class::Dir. Objects with overloaded stringification are coerced as strings if coercion is enabled.
AbsDir is a subtype of
Dir (above). Objects are also coerced to an absolute path.
File is a subtype of
MooseX::Types::Path::Class::File. Objects with overloaded stringification are coerced as strings if coercion is enabled.
AbsFile is a subtype of
File (above). Objects are also coerced to an absolute path.
Usage with File::Temp
Because an argument is stringified and then coerced into a Path::Class object, no reference to the original File::Temp argument is held. Be sure to hold an external reference to it to avoid immediate cleanup of the object at the end of the enclosing scope.
Bugs / Feature Requests
Please report any bugs or feature requests through the issue tracker at http://rt.cpan.org/Public/Dist/Display.html?Name=MooseX-Types-Path-Class-MoreCoercions. You will be notified automatically of any progress on your issue.
This is open source software. The code repository is available for public review and contribution under the terms of the license.
git clone https://github.com/dagolden/moosex-types-path-class-morecoercions.git
David Golden <firstname.lastname@example.org>
COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE
This software is Copyright (c) 2012 by David Golden.
This is free software, licensed under:
The Apache License, Version 2.0, January 2004