AptPkg::PkgRecords - APT package description class
The AptPkg::PkgRecords module provides an interface to the parsed contents of
The AptPkg::PkgRecords package Implements the APT
An instance of the AptPkg::PkgRecords class may be fetched using the
"packages" method from an AptPkg::Cache object.
- Return a hash (or hash reference, depending on context) for
the given package.
PACK may either be an AptPkg::Cache::VerFile object, an
AptPkg::Cache::DescFile object or a package name.
The hash contains the following keys:
"Checksum-FileSize", "MD5Hash", "SHA256",
"SourcePkg", "Maintainer", "ShortDesc",
"LongDesc" and "Name".
with values taken from the packages or translation file.
Note that "LongDesc" is generally not useful for
AptPkg::Cache::VerFile objects, which refer to the Packages file, as these no
longer contain the full description (now in the Translation files).
is a package name, these additional values are set:
and the following values are overriden with the translated versions:
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