Parse::DebianChangelog::Util(3) utility functions for parsing Debian changelogs


This is currently only used internally by Parse::DebianChangelog. There may be still API changes until this module is finalized.



Takes one string as argument and finds ``Closes: #123456, #654321'' statements as supported by the Debian Archive software in it. Returns all closed bug numbers in an array reference.


Takes two hash references as arguments. The first should contain the data to output in RFC822 format. The second can contain a sorting order for the fields. The higher the numerical value of the hash value, the earlier the field is printed if it exists.

Return the data in RFC822 format as string.


The first argument should be an array ref to an array of hash references. The second argument is a hash reference and has the same meaning as the second argument of data2rfc822.

Calls data2rfc822 for each element of the array given as first argument and returns the concatenated results.


Takes a Parse::DebianChangelog::Entry object as first argument.

Returns a string that is suitable for using it in a "Changes" field in the output format of "dpkg-parsechangelog".


Frank Lichtenheld, <[email protected]>


Copyright (C) 2005 by Frank Lichtenheld

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