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NAME

       CPAN::Plugin - Base class for CPAN shell extensions

SYNOPSIS

          package CPAN::Plugin::Flurb;
          use parent 'CPAN::Plugin';

          sub post_test {
            my ($self, $distribution_object) = @_;
            $self = $self->new (distribution_object => $distribution_object);
            ...;
          }

DESCRIPTION

   Alpha Status
       The plugin system in the CPAN shell was introduced in version 2.07 and is still considered
       experimental.

   How Plugins work?
       See "Plugin support" in CPAN.

METHODS

   plugin_requires
       returns list of packages given plugin requires for functionality.  This list is evaluated
       using "CPAN-"use_inst> method.

   distribution_object
       Get current distribution object.

   distribution
   distribution_info
   build_dir
       Simple delegatees for misc parameters derived from distribution

   is_xs
       Predicate to detect whether package contains XS.

AUTHOR

       Branislav Zahradnik <barney@cpan.org>