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Dpkg::Changelog::Entry(3) libdpkg-perl Dpkg::Changelog::Entry(3)
Dpkg::Changelog::Entry - represents a changelog entry
This object represents a changelog entry. It is composed of a set of lines with specific
purpose: an header line, changes lines, a trailer line. Blank lines can be between those
kind of lines.
my $entry = Dpkg::Changelog::Entry->new()
Creates a new object. It doesn't represent a real changelog entry until one has been
successfully parsed or built from scratch.
my $str = $entry->output()
Get a string representation of the changelog entry.
Print the string representation of the changelog entry to a filehandle.
Return either a string (for a single line) or an array ref (for multiple lines)
corresponding to the requested part. $part can be "header, "changes", "trailer",
"blank_after_header", "blank_after_changes", "blank_after_trailer".
Set the value of the corresponding part. $value can be a string or an array ref.
Concatenate $value at the end of the part. If the part is already a multi-line value,
$value is added as a new line otherwise it's concatenated at the end of the current
$is_empty = $entry->is_empty()
Returns 1 if the changelog entry doesn't contain anything at all. Returns 0 as soon
as it contains something in any of its non-blank parts.
Normalize the content. Strip whitespaces at end of lines, use a single empty line to
separate each part.
my $src = $entry->get_source()
Return the name of the source package associated to the changelog entry.
my $ver = $entry->get_version()
Return the version associated to the changelog entry.
my @dists = $entry->get_distributions()
Return a list of target distributions for this version.
$fields = $entry->get_optional_fields()
Return a set of optional fields exposed by the changelog entry. It always returns a
Dpkg::Control object (possibly empty though).
$urgency = $entry->get_urgency()
Return the urgency of the associated upload.
my $maint = $entry->get_maintainer()
Return the string identifying the person who signed this changelog entry.
my $time = $entry->get_timestamp()
Return the timestamp of the changelog entry.
my $str = $entry->get_dpkg_changes()
Returns a string that is suitable for usage in a "Changes" field in the output format
Raphael Hertzog <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
22.214.171.124 2012-04-17 Dpkg::Changelog::Entry(3)
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