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NAME

Lintian::Collect::Changes - Lintian interface to .changes file data collection

SYNOPSIS

    my ($name, $type) = ('foobar_1.2_i386.changes', 'changes');
    my $collect = Lintian::Collect->new($name, $type);
    my $files = $collect->files;

    foreach my $file (keys %{$files}) {
        my $size = $files->{$file}{size};
        print "File $file has size $size\n";
    }

DESCRIPTION

Lintian::Collect::Changes provides an interface to data for .changes files. It implements data collection methods specific to .changes files.

CLASS METHODS

new (PACKAGE)

Creates a new Lintian::Collect::Changes object. Currently, PACKAGE is ignored. Normally, this method should not be called directly, only via the Lintian::Collect constructor.

INSTANCE METHODS

In addition to the instance methods listed below, all instance methods documented in the Lintian::Collect module are also available.

files

Returns a reference to a hash containing information about files listed in the .changes file. Each hash may have the following keys:

name

Name of the file.

size

The size of the file in bytes.

section

The archive section to which the file belongs.

priority

The priority of the file.

checksums

A hash with the keys being checksum algorithms and the values themselves being hashes containing

sum

The result of applying the given algorithm to the file.

filesize

The size of the file as given in the .changes section relating to the given checksum.

Needs-Info requirements for using files: "field ([FIELD[, DEFAULT]])" in Lintian::Collect

AUTHOR

Originally written by Adam D. Barratt <adsb@debian.org> for Lintian.

SEE ALSO

lintian(1), Lintian::Collect

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