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NAME

Lintian::Path::FSInfo - File System information for Lintian::Path

SYNOPSIS

  my $l_path;  # A L::Path object
  my $fs_info; # A L::Path::FSInfo object
  if ($fs_info->has_anchored_root_dir) {
    # The "root" dir is anchored and paths starting with "/" can
    # trivially be resolved (as relative to the "root" dir).
  } else {
    # The "root" dir is undefined and paths starting with "/" *cannot*
    # be resolved.
  }

CLASS METHODS

new(OPTS)

Internal constructor (used by Lintian::Collect::Package)

INSTANCE METHODS

_underlying_fs_path(PATH)

Given PATH, a Lintian::Path, obtain the underlying file system path that it represents.

_file_info(PATH)

Given PATH, a Lintian::Path, obtain the output from file(1) about the file, if it has been collected. Throws an error if it not available.

has_anchored_root_dir

Returns a truth value if the "root" directory is anchored and is defined by the path string "/". In such cases, paths starting with "/" are well-defined semantically and are relative to the root directory rather than the "current" directory.

On the other hand, if this returns a non-truth value, the "root" directory is not well-defined and no path starting with "/" can be resolved logically.

AUTHOR

Originally written by Niels Thykier <niels@thykier.net> for Lintian.

SEE ALSO

lintian(1), Lintian::Path(3), Lintian::Collect(3), Lintian::Collect::Binary(3), Lintian::Collect::Source(3)

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