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NAME

Lintian::Processable::Package -- An object that Lintian can process

SYNOPSIS

 use Lintian::Processable::Package;
 
 my $proc = Lintian::Processable::Package->new ('lintian_2.5.0_all.deb');
 my $pkg_name = $proc->pkg_name;
 my $pkg_version = $proc->pkg_version;
 # etc.

DESCRIPTION

Instances of this perl class are objects that Lintian can process (e.g. deb files). Multiple objects can then be combined into groups, which Lintian will process together.

CLASS METHODS

new (FILE[, TYPE])

Creates a processable from FILE. If TYPE is given, the FILE is assumed to be that TYPE otherwise the type is determined by the file extension.

TYPE is one of "binary" (.deb), "udeb" (.udeb), "source" (.dsc) or "changes" (.changes).

AUTHOR

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

SEE ALSO

lintian(1)

Lintian::Processable

Lintian::ProcessableGroup

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