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Test::Lintian::Helper(3) Debian Package Checker Test::Lintian::Helper(3)

NAME

Test::Lintian::Helper -- Helper functions for various testing parts

SYNOPSIS

  use Test::Lintian::Helper qw(get_latest_policy);
  my $policy_version = get_latest_policy();

DESCRIPTION

Helper functions for preparing and running Lintian tests.

FUNCTIONS

cache_dpkg_architecture_values()
Ensures that the output from dpkg-architecture has been cached.
get_latest_policy()
Returns a list with two elements. The first is the most recent version of the Debian policy. The second is its effective date.
get_recommended_debhelper_version()
Returns the version of debhelper recommended in 'debhelper/compat-level' via Lintian::Data, relative to the established LINTIAN_ROOT.
get_required_debhelper_version()
Returns the version of debhelper required in the file 'debian/control' relative to the established LINTIAN_ROOT. The return value is the exact string, which can include characters like a tilde.
copy_dir_contents(SRC_DIR, TARGET_DIR)
Populates TARGET_DIR with files/dirs from SRC_DIR, preserving all attributes but dereferencing links. For an empty directory, no dummy file is required.
rfc822date(EPOCH)
Returns a string with the date and time described by EPOCH, formatted according to RFC822.
2019-11-07 Lintian v2.33.0~bpo10+1