Section: libdpkg-perl (3perl)
Dpkg::Changelog::Debian - parse Debian changelogs
Dpkg::Changelog::Debian parses Debian changelogs as described in
The parser tries to ignore most cruft like # or /* */ style comments,
RCS keywords, Vim modelines, Emacs local variables and stuff from
older changelogs with other formats at the end of the file.
NOTE: most of these are ignored silently currently, there is no
parser error issued for them. This should become configurable in the
- $c->parse($fh, $description)
Read the filehandle and parse a Debian changelog in it. The data in the
object is reset before parsing new data.
Returns the number of changelog entries that have been parsed with success.
Version 1.00 (dpkg 1.15.6)
Mark the module as public.