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NAME ^

Module::Packaged::Generator - build list of modules packaged by a linux distribution

VERSION ^

version 1.111930

DESCRIPTION ^

This module alows to fetch modules available as native Linux (or BSD) distribution packages, and wraps them in a sqlite database. This allows people to do analysis, draw CPANTS metrics from it or whatever.

Of course, running the utility shipped in this dist will only create the database for the current distribution. But that's not our job to do crazy manipulation with this data, we just provide the data :-)

ATTRIBUTES ^

file

The path to the database file to be created (a string). Defaults to cpan_$dist.db, where $dist is the distribution name.

drivername

The name of the driver to use (eg, Mageia). Defaults to the actual distribution name.

METHODS ^

run

    $generator->run;

Create the database and populate it according to the driver's list of modules.

SEE ALSO ^

You can find more information on this module at:

AUTHOR ^

Jerome Quelin

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE ^

This software is copyright (c) 2010 by Jerome Quelin.

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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