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Steven Bakker

NAME

Term::CLI::Argument::String - class for basic string arguments in Term::CLI

VERSION

version 0.04008

SYNOPSIS

 use Term::CLI::Argument::String;

 my $arg1 = Term::CLI::Argument::String->new(
    name => 'arg1'
 );

 $arg1->validate('');      # returns ''
 $arg1->validate('a');     # returns 'a'
 $arg1->validate('abcde'); # returns 'abcde'

 my $arg2 = Term::CLI::Argument::String->new(
    name => 'arg2'
    min_length => 1,
    max_length => 4,
 );

 $arg2->validate('');      # returns undef, sets error
 $arg2->validate('a');     # returns 'a'
 $arg2->validate('abcde'); # returns undef, sets error

DESCRIPTION

Simple class for string arguments in Term::CLI(3p). This is basically the Term::CLI::Argument(3p) class, but also allowing empty strings.

CLASS STRUCTURE

Inherits from:

Term::CLI::Argument(3p).

Consumes:

None.

CONSTRUCTORS

See Term::CLI::Argument(3p). Additional attributes are:

min_len => NUM

The minimum required length for any value.

max_len => NUM

The maximum lenght allowed for any value.

ACCESSORS

Inherited from Term::CLI::Argument(3p). Additionally, the following are defined:

min_len ( NUMBER )
max_len ( NUMBER )

Minimum and maximum length for the string, resp.

has_min_len
has_max_len

Booleans, indicate whether min_len and max_len have been set, resp.

clear_min_len
clear_max_len

Clear the min_len and max_len limits, resp.

See Term::CLI::Argument(3p).

METHODS

See Term::CLI::Argument(3p).

validate ( Str )

Overloaded from Term::CLI::Argument.

Requires the Str value to be defined, and have a length that is between min_len and max_len (if defined).

SEE ALSO

Term::CLI::Argument(3p), Term::CLI(3p).

AUTHOR

Steven Bakker <sbakker@cpan.org>, 2018.

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

Copyright (c) 2018 Steven Bakker

This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. See "perldoc perlartistic."

This software 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.