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Module Version: 5.015   Source   Latest Release: Dist-Zilla-5.029

NAME ^

Dist::Zilla::Plugin::GenerateFile - build a custom file from only the plugin configuration

VERSION ^

version 5.015

SYNOPSIS ^

In your dist.ini:

  [GenerateFile]
  filename    = todo/{{ $dist->name }}-master-plan.txt
  name_is_template = 1
  content_is_template = 1
  content = # Outlines the plan for world domination by {{$dist->name}}
  content =
  content = Item 1: Think of an idea!
  content = Item 2: ?
  content = Item 3: Profit!

DESCRIPTION ^

This plugin adds a file to the distribution.

You can specify the content, as a sequence of lines, in your configuration. The specified filename and content might be literals or might be Text::Template templates.

Templating of the content

If you provide content_is_template (or is_template) parameter of "1", the content will be run through Text::Template. The variables $plugin and $dist will be provided, set to the GenerateFile plugin and the Dist::Zilla object respectively.

If you provide a name_is_template parameter of "1", the filename will be run through Text::Template. The variables $plugin and $dist will be provided, set to the GenerateFile plugin and the Dist::Zilla object respectively.

ATTRIBUTES ^

filename

This attribute names the file you want to generate. It is required.

content

The content attribute is an arrayref of lines that will be joined together with newlines to form the file content.

content_is_template, is_template

This attribute is a bool indicating whether or not the content should be treated as a Text::Template template. By default, it is false.

name_is_template

This attribute is a bool indicating whether or not the filename should be treated as a Text::Template template. By default, it is false.

AUTHOR ^

Ricardo SIGNES <rjbs@cpan.org>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE ^

This software is copyright (c) 2014 by 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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