WWW::ActiveState::PPM - Scrape build status from the ActiveState build farm
THIS MODULE IS CONSIDERED EXPERIMENTAL
API OR FUNCTIONALITY MAY CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE
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This module is used to extract the build state of all the modules from the ActiveState PPM website, located at http://ppm.activestate.com/.
my $scraper = WWW::ActiveState::PPM->new( trace => 0, version => '5.10', );
new constructor creates a new website scraping object.
The optional boolean
trace param (off by default) is supplied to make the scraping object print status to STDOUT as it runs.
version param (5.10 by default) is used to set the version of Perl that the scraper should target. Legal values are '5.6', '5.8' and '5.10'.
Returns a new WWW::ActiveState::PPM object, or throws an exception on error.
trace accessor is used to discover if tracing is enabled for the object.
version accessor returns the version of Perl that the scraper is targetting.
run method is used to kick off the parsing process.
Returns true when all packages have been checked, or throws an exception if an error occurs.
Bugs should be reported via the CPAN bug tracker
For other issues, contact the author.
Adam Kennedy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Copyright 2008 Adam Kennedy.
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.
The full text of the license can be found in the LICENSE file included with this module.