File::Package - test load a program module with a package of the same name
use File::Package $package = File::Package->is_package_loaded($package) $error = File::Package->load_package($package)
One very useful test of the installation of a package is whether or not the package loaded. If it did not load, the reason it did not load is helpful diagnostics.
This information is readily available when loaded at a local site. However, it the load occurs at a remote site and the load crashes Perl, the remote tester usually will not have this information readily available.
The load_package method attempts to capture any load problems by loading the package with a "require " under an eval and capturing all the "warn" and $@ messages. The error messages are returned so that they may be appropriately tested and if not as expected the actual and expected included in failure report back to the author of the package.
$package = File::Package->is_package_loaded($package)
The is_package_loaded method determines if a package vocabulary is present.
For example, if File::Basename is not loaded
==> File::Package->is_package_loaded('File::Basename') '' =head1 REQUIREMENTS
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