Module::Install::AutoLicense - A Module::Install extension to automagically generate LICENSE files
# In Makefile.PL use inc::Module::Install; author 'Vestan Pants'; license 'perl'; auto_license;
LICENSE file will be generated for your distribution.
Module::Install::AutoLicense is a Module::Install extension that generates a
LICENSE file automatically whenever the author runs
Makefile.PL. On the user side it does nothing.
make distclean is invoked by the author, the
LICENSE is removed.
The appropriate license to determined from the meta provided with the
license command and the holder of the license from the
Software::License is used to generate the
This plugin adds the following Module::Install command:
Does nothing on the user-side. On the author-side it will generate a
LICENSE file according to the previously supplied
license command. The
holder of the license is determined from the
author meta or may be specified using the
auto_license( holder => 'Vestan Pants and Ivor Biggun' );
It is important to note that the
auto_license must follow
license commands in the
Makefile.PL ( as demonstrated in the SYNOPSIS above ), otherwise the meta these commands provide will be unavailable to
auto_license. Call it a feature.
Copyright © Chris Williams
This module may be used, modified, and distributed under the same terms as Perl itself. Please see the license that came with your Perl distribution for details.