Perl 5 version 16.1 documentation

CPAN::Meta::YAML

NAME

CPAN::Meta::YAML - Read and write a subset of YAML for CPAN Meta files

VERSION

version 0.007

SYNOPSIS

  1. use CPAN::Meta::YAML;
  2. # reading a META file
  3. open $fh, "<:utf8", "META.yml";
  4. $yaml_text = do { local $/; <$fh> };
  5. $yaml = CPAN::Meta::YAML->read_string($yaml_text)
  6. or die CPAN::Meta::YAML->errstr;
  7. # finding the metadata
  8. $meta = $yaml->[0];
  9. # writing a META file
  10. $yaml_text = $yaml->write_string
  11. or die CPAN::Meta::YAML->errstr;
  12. open $fh, ">:utf8", "META.yml";
  13. print $fh $yaml_text;

DESCRIPTION

This module implements a subset of the YAML specification for use in reading and writing CPAN metadata files like META.yml and MYMETA.yml. It should not be used for any other general YAML parsing or generation task.

NOTE: META.yml (and MYMETA.yml) files should be UTF-8 encoded. Users are responsible for proper encoding and decoding. In particular, the read and write methods do not support UTF-8 and should not be used.

SUPPORT

This module is currently derived from YAML::Tiny by Adam Kennedy. If there are bugs in how it parses a particular META.yml file, please file a bug report in the YAML::Tiny bugtracker: http://rt.cpan.org/NoAuth/ReportBug.html?Queue=YAML-Tiny

SEE ALSO

YAML::Tiny, YAML, YAML::XS

SUPPORT

Bugs / Feature Requests

Please report any bugs or feature requests through the issue tracker at http://rt.cpan.org/Public/Dist/Display.html?Name=CPAN-Meta-YAML. You will be notified automatically of any progress on your issue.

Source Code

This is open source software. The code repository is available for public review and contribution under the terms of the license.

https://github.com/dagolden/cpan-meta-yaml

  1. git clone https://github.com/dagolden/cpan-meta-yaml.git

AUTHORS

  • Adam Kennedy <adamk@cpan.org>

  • David Golden <dagolden@cpan.org>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

This software is copyright (c) 2010 by Adam Kennedy.

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