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NAME ^

DPKG::Parse::Packages - Parse the Packages file

SYNOPSIS ^

    use DPKG::Parse::Packages;
    
    my $packages = DPKG::Parse::Packages->new(
        'filename' => '/usr/src/packages/Packages',
    );
    while (my $entry = $packages->next_package) { 
        print $entry->package . " " . $entry->version . "\n";
    }

    my $postfix = $packages->get_package('name' => 'postfix');

DESCRIPTION ^

DPKG::Parse::Packages parses a dpkg/apt style Packages file and turns each entry into a DPKG::Parse::Entry object.

See DPKG::Parse for more information on the get_package and next_package methods.

See DPKG::Parse::Entry for more information on the entry objects.

METHODS ^

new('filename' => '/usr/src/packages/Packages')

Creates a new DPKG::Parse::Packages object. By default, it tries to open /usr/src/packages/Packages.

SEE ALSO ^

DPKG::Parse, DPKG::Parse::Entry

AUTHOR ^

Adam Jacob, holoway@cpan.org

LICENSE ^

This library is free software. You can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as perl itself.

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