Provided by: lintian_2.15.0_all
Test::Lintian::Helper -- Helper functions for various testing parts
use Test::Lintian::Helper qw(get_latest_policy); my $policy_version = get_latest_policy();
Helper functions for preparing and running Lintian tests.
cache_dpkg_architecture_values() Ensures that the output from dpkg-architecture has been cached. get_latest_policy() Returns a list with two elements. The first is the most recent version of the Debian policy. The second is its effective date. get_recommended_debhelper_version() Returns the version of debhelper recommended in 'debhelper/compat-level' via Lintian::Data, relative to the established LINTIAN_ROOT. get_required_debhelper_version() Returns the version of debhelper required in the file 'debian/control' relative to the established LINTIAN_ROOT. The return value is the exact string, which can include characters like a tilde. copy_dir_contents(SRC_DIR, TARGET_DIR) Populates TARGET_DIR with files/dirs from SRC_DIR, preserving all attributes but dereferencing links. For an empty directory, no dummy file is required. rfc822date(EPOCH) Returns a string with the date and time described by EPOCH, formatted according to RFC822.