CPANPLUS::Configure(3) Perl Programmers Reference Guide CPANPLUS::Configure(3)NAMECPANPLUS::ConfigureSYNOPSIS
$conf = CPANPLUS::Configure->new( );
$bool = $conf->can_save;
$bool = $conf->save( $where );
@opts = $conf->options( $type );
$make = $conf->get_program('make');
$verbose = $conf->set_conf( verbose => 1 );
This module deals with all the configuration issues for CPANPLUS.
Users can use objects created by this module to alter the behaviour of
Please refer to the "CPANPLUS::Backend" documentation on how to obtain
a "CPANPLUS::Configure" object.
$Configure = CPANPLUS::Configure->new( load_configs => BOOL )
This method returns a new object. Normal users will never need to
invoke the "new" method, but instead retrieve the desired object via a
method call on a "CPANPLUS::Backend" object.
The "load_configs" parameter controls wether or not additional user
configurations are to be loaded or not. Defaults to "true".
$bool = $Configure->init( [rescan => BOOL])
Initialize the configure with other config files than just the default
Called from "new()" to load user/system configurations
If the "rescan" option is provided, your disk will be examined again to
see if there are new config files that could be read. Defaults to
Returns true on success, false on failure.
can_save( [$config_location] )
Check if we can save the configuration to the specified file. If no
file is provided, defaults to your personal config.
Returns true if the file can be saved, false otherwise.
$file = $conf->save( [$package_name] )
Saves the configuration to the package name you provided. If this
package is not "CPANPLUS::Config::System", it will be saved in your
".cpanplus" directory, otherwise it will be attempted to be saved in
the system wide directory.
If no argument is provided, it will default to your personal config.
Returns the full path to the file if the config was saved, false
options( type => TYPE )
Returns a list of all valid config options given a specific type (like
for example "conf" of "program") or false if the type does not exist
Accessors that start with a "_" are marked private -- regular users
should never need to use these.
See the "CPANPLUS::Config" documentation for what items can be set and
get_SOMETHING( ITEM, [ITEM, ITEM, ... ] );
The "get_*" style accessors merely retrieves one or more desired config
set_SOMETHING( ITEM => VAL, [ITEM => VAL, ITEM => VAL, ... ] );
The "set_*" style accessors set the current value for one or more
config options and will return true upon success, false on failure.
add_SOMETHING( ITEM => VAL, [ITEM => VAL, ITEM => VAL, ... ] );
The "add_*" style accessor adds a new key to a config key.
Currently, the following accessors exist:
Simple configuration directives like verbosity and favourite shell.
Location of helper programs.
Locations of where to put what files for CPANPLUS.
Locations and names of source files locally.
Locations and names of source files remotely.
Special settings pertaining to the fetching of files.
Please report bugs or other issues to <email@example.com<gt>.
This module by Jos Boumans <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
The CPAN++ interface (of which this module is a part of) is copyright
(c) 2001 - 2007, Jos Boumans <email@example.com>. All rights reserved.
This library is free software; you may redistribute and/or modify it
under the same terms as Perl itself.
CPANPLUS::Backend, CPANPLUS::Configure::Setup, CPANPLUS::Config
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