Test::Lintian::Helper -- Helper functions for various testing parts
use Test::Lintian::Helper qw(get_latest_policy);
my $policy_version = get_latest_policy();
Helper functions for preparing and running Lintian tests.
- Ensures that the output from dpkg-architecture has been cached.
- Returns a list with two elements. The first is the most recent version of
the Debian policy. The second is its effective date.
- Returns the version of debhelper recommended in 'debhelper/compat-level'
via Lintian::Data, relative to the established LINTIAN_ROOT.
- 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
- Returns a string with the date and time described by EPOCH, formatted
according to RFC822.