You are viewing the version of this documentation from Perl 5.35.5. This is a development release of Perl.

CONTENTS

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

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.