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AptPkg::Policy - APT package version policy class

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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>
2017-08-18 perl v5.26.0