AptPkg::Policy

Section: User Contributed Perl Documentation (3pm)
Updated: 2018-11-03
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NAME

AptPkg::Policy - APT package version policy class  

SYNOPSIS

use AptPkg::Policy;  

DESCRIPTION

The AptPkg::Policy module provides an interface to APT's package version policy.  

AptPkg::Policy

The AptPkg::Policy package implements the APT pkgPolicy class.

An instance of the AptPkg::Policy class may be fetched using the "policy" method from an AptPkg::Cache object.

The following methods are implemented:

priority(PKG|FILE)
Return the pin priority for the given PKG (AptPkg::Cache::Package) or FILE (AptPkg::Cache::PkgFile) object.
match(PKG)
Find the pinned version of PKG. Returns an AptPkg::Cache::Version object.
candidate(PKG)
Returns the installation candidate version for PKG.
 

SEE ALSO

AptPkg::Cache(3pm), AptPkg(3pm).  

AUTHOR

Brendan O'Dea <bod@debian.org>


 

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