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Data::DPath::Path - Abstraction for a DPath

Data::DPath::Path(3pm) User Contributed Perl Documentation Data::DPath::Path(3pm)

NAME

Data::DPath::Path - Abstraction for a DPath

ABOUT

Take a string description, parse it, provide frontend methods.

PUBLIC METHODS

new ( %args )

Constructor; creates instance.
Args:
give_references
Default 0. If set to true value then results are references to the matched points in the data structure.

match( $data )

Returns an array of all values in $data that match the Path object.

matchr( $data )

Returns an array ref of all values in $data that match the Path object.

INTERNAL METHODS

op_match( $self, $data )

This sub/method is bound as the overloading function for "~~".

quoted

Checks whether a path part starts with quotes.

unquote

Removes surrounding quotes.

unescape

Converts backslashed characters into their non-backslashed form.

_build__steps

This method is essentially the DPath parser as it tokenizes the path into single steps whose later execution is the base functionality of the whole DPath module.

path

Attribute / accessor.

_steps

Attribute / accessor.

give_references

Attribute / accessor.

aliased classes

That's just to make Pod::Coverage happy which does not handle aliased modules.

Context

Point

Step

AUTHOR

Steffen Schwigon <ss5@renormalist.net> This software is copyright (c) 2017 by Steffen Schwigon.
This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.
2017-09-23 perl v5.26.0