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Lintian::Deb822::Section(3) Debian Package Checker Lintian::Deb822::Section(3)

NAME

Lintian::Deb822::Section -- A paragraph in a control file

SYNOPSIS

 use Lintian::Deb822::Section;

DESCRIPTION

Represents a paragraph in a Deb822 control file.

INSTANCE METHODS

legend
Returns exact field names for their lowercase versions.
verbatim
Returns a hash to the raw, unedited and verbatim field values.
unfolded
Returns a hash to unfolded field values. Continuations lines have been connected.
positions
The original line positions.
trimmed_list(FIELD [, SEPARATOR])
unfolded_value (FIELD)
This method returns the unfolded value of the control field FIELD in the control file for the package. For a source package, this is the *.dsc file; for a binary package, this is the control file in the control section of the package.

If FIELD is passed but not present, then this method returns undef.

value (FIELD)
If FIELD is given, this method returns the value of the control field FIELD.
untrimmed_value (FIELD)
If FIELD is given, this method returns the value of the control field FIELD.
set (FIELD, VALUE)
delete (FIELD)
exists (NAME)
Returns a boolean for whether the named field exists.
names
Returns an array with the literal field names.
literal_name
Returns an array with the literal, true case field names.
position
With an argument, returns the starting line of the named field.

Without an argument, return the starting line of the paragraph.

extra

AUTHOR

Originally written by Felix Lechner <felix.lechner@lease-up.com> for Lintian.

SEE ALSO

lintian(1)
2020-08-04 Lintian v2.87.0