CPAN::Meta::Validator

NAME

CPAN::Meta::Validator − validate CPAN distribution metadata structures

VERSION

version 2.150010

SYNOPSIS

my $struct = decode_json_file('META.json');
my $cmv = CPAN::Meta::Validator−>new( $struct );
unless ( $cmv−>is_valid ) {
my $msg = "Invalid META structure. Errors found:\n";
$msg .= join( "\n", $cmv−>errors );
die $msg;
}

DESCRIPTION

This module validates a CPAN Meta structure against the version of the the specification claimed in the "meta−spec" field of the structure.

METHODS

new
my $cmv = CPAN::Meta::Validator−>new( $struct )

The constructor must be passed a metadata structure.

is_valid
if ( $cmv−>is_valid ) {
...
}

Returns a boolean value indicating whether the metadata provided is valid.

errors
warn( join "\n", $cmv−>errors );

Returns a list of errors seen during validation.

BUGS

Please report any bugs or feature using the CPAN Request Tracker. Bugs can be submitted through the web interface at <http://rt.cpan.org/Dist/Display.html?Queue=CPAN−Meta>

When submitting a bug or request, please include a test-file or a patch to an existing test-file that illustrates the bug or desired feature.

AUTHORS

David Golden <[email protected]>

Ricardo Signes <[email protected]>

Adam Kennedy <[email protected]>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

This software is copyright (c) 2010 by David Golden, Ricardo Signes, Adam Kennedy and Contributors.

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.