DhMakePerl::Command::Packaging(3) common routines for 'make' and 'refresh' dh-make-perl commands


Constructs a file name relative to the main source directory, ``main_dir''
Constructs a file name relative to the debian/ sub-directory of the main source directory.
explained_dependency $reason, $dependencies, @dependencies
Adds the list of dependencies to $dependencies and shows $reason if in verbose mode.

Used to both bump a dependency and tell the user why.

$dependencies is an instance of Debian::Dependencies class, and @dependencies is a list of Debian::Dependency instances or strings.

The message printed looks like "$reason needs @dependencies".

Configure CPAN module. It is safe to call this method more than once, it will do nothing if CPAN is already configured.
Just a wrapper around $self->control->discover_dependencies which provides the right parameters to it.

Returns a list of missing modules.

Determines whether certain versions of debhelper(1) and other packages are needed by the build process.

The following special cases are detected:

if Module::Build::Tiny is present in the build-dependencies, debhelper dependency is raised to 9.20140227~.
dh --with=quilt
"dh --with=quilt" needs quilt.
If /usr/share/quilt/quilt.make is included in debian/rules, a build-dependency on "quilt" is added.
The proper build-dependency in this case is


The on perl without a version is set as Lenny has already 5.10 which includes first Module::Build.

Checks if Makefile.PL is a compatibility wrapper around Build.PL provided by Module::Build::Compat.
Creates a backup copy of the specified file by adding ".bak" to its name. If the backup already exists, it is overwritten.

Does nothing unless the "backups" option is set.

Runs its argument through Text::Balanced's "extract_quotelike" method and returns the extracted content with quotes removed. Dies if "extract_quotelike" can't find quoted string.
Populates debian/upstream/metadata with information from META.


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