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NAME ^

Dist::Zilla::Plugin::Authority - Add the $AUTHORITY variable and metadata to your distribution

VERSION ^

  This document describes v1.009 of Dist::Zilla::Plugin::Authority - released October 27, 2014 as part of Dist-Zilla-Plugin-Authority.

DESCRIPTION ^

This plugin adds the authority data to your distribution. It adds the data to your modules and metadata. Normally it looks for the PAUSE author id in your Dist::Zilla configuration. If you want to override it, please use the 'authority' attribute.

        # In your dist.ini:
        [Authority]

This code will be added to any package declarations in your perl files:

        our $AUTHORITY = 'cpan:APOCAL';

Your metadata ( META.yml or META.json ) will have an entry looking like this:

        x_authority => 'cpan:APOCAL'

ATTRIBUTES ^

authority

The authority you want to use. It should be something like cpan:APOCAL.

Defaults to the username set in the %PAUSE stash in the global config.ini or dist.ini ( Dist::Zilla v4 addition! )

If you prefer to not put it in config/dist.ini you can put it in "~/.pause" just like Dist::Zilla did before v4.

do_metadata

A boolean value to control if the authority should be added to the metadata.

Defaults to true.

do_munging

A boolean value to control if the $AUTHORITY variable should be added to the modules.

Defaults to true.

locate_comment

A boolean value to control if the $AUTHORITY variable should be added where a # AUTHORITY comment is found. If this is set then an appropriate comment is found, and our $AUTHORITY = 'cpan:PAUSEID'; is inserted preceding the comment on the same line.

This basically implements what OurPkgVersion does for PkgVersion.

Defaults to false.

NOTE: If you use this method, then we will not use the pkg style of declaration! That way, we keep the line numbering consistent.

authority_style

A value to control the type of the $AUTHORITY declaration. There are two styles: 'pkg' or 'our'. In the past this module defaulted to the 'pkg' style but due to various issues 'our' is now the default. Here's what both styles would look like in the resulting code:

        # pkg
        BEGIN {
                $Dist::Zilla::Plugin::Authority::AUTHORITY = 'cpan:APOCAL';
        }

        # our
        our $AUTHORITY = 'cpan:APOCAL';

SEE ALSO ^

Please see those modules/websites for more information related to this module.

SUPPORT ^

Perldoc

You can find documentation for this module with the perldoc command.

  perldoc Dist::Zilla::Plugin::Authority

Websites

The following websites have more information about this module, and may be of help to you. As always, in addition to those websites please use your favorite search engine to discover more resources.

Email

You can email the author of this module at APOCAL at cpan.org asking for help with any problems you have.

Internet Relay Chat

You can get live help by using IRC ( Internet Relay Chat ). If you don't know what IRC is, please read this excellent guide: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_Relay_Chat. Please be courteous and patient when talking to us, as we might be busy or sleeping! You can join those networks/channels and get help:

Bugs / Feature Requests

Please report any bugs or feature requests by email to bug-dist-zilla-plugin-authority at rt.cpan.org, or through the web interface at http://rt.cpan.org/NoAuth/ReportBug.html?Queue=Dist-Zilla-Plugin-Authority. You will be automatically notified of any progress on the request by the system.

Source Code

The code is open to the world, and available for you to hack on. Please feel free to browse it and play with it, or whatever. If you want to contribute patches, please send me a diff or prod me to pull from your repository :)

https://github.com/apocalypse/perl-dist-zilla-plugin-authority

  git clone git://github.com/apocalypse/perl-dist-zilla-plugin-authority.git

AUTHOR ^

Apocalypse <APOCAL@cpan.org>

CONTRIBUTORS

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS ^

This module is basically a rip-off of RJBS' excellent Dist::Zilla::Plugin::PkgVersion, thanks!

Props goes out to FLORA for prodding me to improve this module!

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE ^

This software is copyright (c) 2014 by Apocalypse.

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

The full text of the license can be found in the LICENSE file included with this distribution.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY ^

THERE IS NO WARRANTY FOR THE PROGRAM, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE STATED IN WRITING THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND/OR OTHER PARTIES PROVIDE THE PROGRAM "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THE PROGRAM IS WITH YOU. SHOULD THE PROGRAM PROVE DEFECTIVE, YOU ASSUME THE COST OF ALL NECESSARY SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION.

IN NO EVENT UNLESS REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAW OR AGREED TO IN WRITING WILL ANY COPYRIGHT HOLDER, OR ANY OTHER PARTY WHO MODIFIES AND/OR CONVEYS THE PROGRAM AS PERMITTED ABOVE, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR DAMAGES, INCLUDING ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE PROGRAM (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF DATA OR DATA BEING RENDERED INACCURATE OR LOSSES SUSTAINED BY YOU OR THIRD PARTIES OR A FAILURE OF THE PROGRAM TO OPERATE WITH ANY OTHER PROGRAMS), EVEN IF SUCH HOLDER OR OTHER PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

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