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NAME

       CPAN::Meta::Validator - validate CPAN distribution metadata structures

VERSION

       version 2.150010

SYNOPSIS

         my $struct = decode_json_file('META.json');

         my $cmv = CPAN::Meta::Validator->new( $struct );

         unless ( $cmv->is_valid ) {
           my $msg = "Invalid META structure.  Errors found:\n";
           $msg .= join( "\n", $cmv->errors );
           die $msg;
         }

DESCRIPTION

       This module validates a CPAN Meta structure against the version of the the specification
       claimed in the "meta-spec" field of the structure.

METHODS

   new
         my $cmv = CPAN::Meta::Validator->new( $struct )

       The constructor must be passed a metadata structure.

   is_valid
         if ( $cmv->is_valid ) {
           ...
         }

       Returns a boolean value indicating whether the metadata provided is valid.

   errors
         warn( join "\n", $cmv->errors );

       Returns a list of errors seen during validation.

BUGS

       Please report any bugs or feature using the CPAN Request Tracker.  Bugs can be submitted
       through the web interface at <http://rt.cpan.org/Dist/Display.html?Queue=CPAN-Meta>

       When submitting a bug or request, please include a test-file or a patch to an existing
       test-file that illustrates the bug or desired feature.

AUTHORS

       ·   David Golden <dagolden@cpan.org>

       ·   Ricardo Signes <rjbs@cpan.org>

       ·   Adam Kennedy <adamk@cpan.org>

COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE

       This software is copyright (c) 2010 by David Golden, Ricardo Signes, Adam Kennedy and
       Contributors.

       This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as
       the Perl 5 programming language system itself.