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NAME ^

Module::Build::Debian - Module::Build extension to build .deb packages using dh-make-perl.

VERSION ^

This document describes Module::Build::Debian version 1.0.0.

SYNOPSIS ^

    # In your Module::Build subclass:

        # We use eval because we only want the feature if
        # Module::Build::Debian is actually installed.
        BEGIN {
            eval 'use Module::Build::Debian';
        }


    # Then, you can use Build.PL to create a debian package of the module: 
    
        $ perl Build.PL
    
        $ ./Build debian
    
        $ ./Build debianclean

DESCRIPTION ^

This is a Module::Build extension that simplifies building Debian .deb packages using dh-make-perl. To use it, all you have to do is use the module in your Module::Build subclass.

Module::Build COMMANDS ^

./Build debian

Builds the a debian package of the module using dh-make-perl. An error-message is printed If <dh-make-perl> is not installed.

./Build debianclean

Removes temporary-files and history files created by dh-make-perl after a ./Build debian.

SUBROUTINES/METHODS ^

INSTANCE METHODS

ACTION_debian()

This is the method that is executed when you run ./Build debian.

ACTION_debianclean()

This is the method that is executed when you run ./Build debianclean.

DIAGNOSTICS ^

Can't find dh-make-perl (%s): $s."

Apparently, dh-make-perl is missing from your system.

You can install dh-make-perl with apt-get:

    sudo apt-get install dh-make-perl

CONFIGURATION AND ENVIRONMENT ^

ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES

By default it fetches the author's name and e-mail address from the POD of the module, but you can also set name and email with the following environment variables:

DEBFULLNAME

The debian package author's full name.

DEBEMAIL

The debian package author's e-mail address.

DEPENDENCIES ^

INCOMPATIBILITIES ^

None known.

BUGS AND LIMITATIONS ^

No bugs have been reported.

Please report any bugs or feature requests to bug-module-build-debian@rt.cpan.org, or through the web interface at http://rt.cpan.org.

SEE ALSO ^

AUTHOR ^

Ask Solem, ask@0x61736b.net.

LICENSE AND COPYRIGHT ^

Copyright (c), 2007 Ask Solem ask@0x61736b.net.

All rights reserved.

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself, either Perl version 5.8.6 or, at your option, any later version of Perl 5 you may have available.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY ^

BECAUSE THIS SOFTWARE IS LICENSED FREE OF CHARGE, THERE IS NO WARRANTY FOR THE SOFTWARE, TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW. EXCEPT WHEN OTHERWISE STATED IN WRITING THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND/OR OTHER PARTIES PROVIDE THE SOFTWARE "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 SOFTWARE IS WITH YOU. SHOULD THE SOFTWARE 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 MAY MODIFY AND/OR REDISTRIBUTE THE SOFTWARE AS PERMITTED BY THE ABOVE LICENCE, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR DAMAGES, INCLUDING ANY GENERAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SOFTWARE (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 SOFTWARE TO OPERATE WITH ANY OTHER SOFTWARE), EVEN IF SUCH HOLDER OR OTHER PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

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