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Dpkg::Control::Info(3)			   libdpkg-perl 		   Dpkg::Control::Info(3)

NAME
       Dpkg::Control::Info - parse files like debian/control

DESCRIPTION
       It provides an object to access data of files that follow the same syntax than
       debian/control.

FUNCTIONS
       $c = Dpkg::Control::Info->new($file)
	   Create a new Dpkg::Control::Info object for $file. If $file is omitted, it loads
	   debian/control. If file is "-", it parses the standard input.

       $c->reset()
	   Resets what got read.

       $c->load($file)
	   Load the content of $file. Exits in case of errors. If file is "-", it loads from the
	   standard input.

       $c->parse($fh, $description)
	   Parse a control file from the given filehandle. Exits in case of errors.  $description
	   is used to describe the filehandle, ideally it's a filename or a description of where
	   the data comes from. It's used in error messages.

       $c->[0]
       $c->get_source()
	   Returns a Dpkg::Control object containing the fields concerning the source package.

       $c->get_pkg_by_idx($idx)
	   Returns a Dpkg::Control object containing the fields concerning the binary package
	   numbered $idx (starting at 1).

       $c->get_pkg_by_name($name)
	   Returns a Dpkg::Control object containing the fields concerning the binary package
	   named $name.

       $c->get_packages()
	   Returns a list containing the Dpkg::Control objects for all binary packages.

       $c->output($filehandle)
	   Dump the content into a filehandle.

       "$c"
	   Return a string representation of the content.

       @{$c}
	   Return a list of Dpkg::Control objects, the first one is corresponding to source
	   information and the following ones are the binary packages information.

AUTHOR
       Raphael Hertzog <hertzog@debian.org>.

1.16.0.3				    2012-04-17			   Dpkg::Control::Info(3)
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