David Golden > CPAN-Meta-2.140640 > CPAN::Meta::Validator

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Module Version: 2.140640   Source   Latest Release: CPAN-Meta-2.142690

NAME ^

CPAN::Meta::Validator - validate CPAN distribution metadata structures

VERSION ^

version 2.140640

SYNOPSIS ^

  my $struct = decode_json_file('META.json');

  my $cmv = CPAN::Meta::Validator->new( $struct );

  unless ( $cmv->is_valid ) {
    my $msg = "Invalid META structure.  Errors found:\n";
    $msg .= join( "\n", $cmv->errors );
    die $msg;
  }

DESCRIPTION ^

This module validates a CPAN Meta structure against the version of the the specification claimed in the meta-spec field of the structure.

METHODS ^

new

  my $cmv = CPAN::Meta::Validator->new( $struct )

The constructor must be passed a metadata structure.

is_valid

  if ( $cmv->is_valid ) {
    ...
  }

Returns a boolean value indicating whether the metadata provided is valid.

errors

  warn( join "\n", $cmv->errors );

Returns a list of errors seen during validation.

BUGS ^

Please report any bugs or feature using the CPAN Request Tracker. Bugs can be submitted through the web interface at http://rt.cpan.org/Dist/Display.html?Queue=CPAN-Meta

When submitting a bug or request, please include a test-file or a patch to an existing test-file that illustrates the bug or desired feature.

AUTHORS ^

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE ^

This software is copyright (c) 2010 by David Golden and Ricardo Signes.

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

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