CPAN::Plugin

NAME

CPAN::Plugin − Base class for CPAN shell extensions

SYNOPSIS

package CPAN::Plugin::Flurb;
use parent 'CPAN::Plugin';
sub post_test {
my ($self, $distribution_object) = @_;
$self = $self−>new (distribution_object => $distribution_object);
...;
}

DESCRIPTION

Alpha Status
The plugin system in the CPAN shell was introduced in version 2.07 and is still considered experimental.

How Plugins work?
See "Plugin support" in CPAN .

METHODS

plugin_requires
returns list of packages given plugin requires for functionality. This list is evaluated using "CPAN−>use_inst" method.

distribution_object
Get current distribution object.

distribution
distribution_info
build_dir

Simple delegatees for misc parameters derived from distribution

is_xs
Predicate to detect whether package contains XS.

AUTHOR

Branislav Zahradnik <[email protected]>