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AptPkg::System - APT system abstraction class

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NAME

AptPkg::System - APT system abstraction class

SYNOPSIS

use AptPkg::System;

DESCRIPTION

The AptPkg::System module provides an interface to APT's system abstraction mechanism.

AptPkg::System

The AptPkg::System package implements the APT pkgSystem class.
An instance of the AptPkg::System class appropriate for the particular back-end packaging system (deb, rpm, etc.) may be fetched using the system method from AptPkg::Config.
A global instance of the libapt-pkg _system instance is provided as $AptPkg::System::_system, and may be imported.
The following methods are implemented:
label
Return the description of the packaging system, for example:
 
    Debian dpkg interface
    
 
for Debian systems.
lock
Lock the packaging system.
unlock(QUIET)
Unlock the packaging system, ignoring errors if QUIET is non-zero.
versioning
Return an instance of the AptPkg::Version class for this system.

SEE ALSO

AptPkg::Config(3pm), AptPkg::Version(3pm), AptPkg(3pm).

AUTHOR

Brendan O'Dea <bod@debian.org>
2017-08-18 perl v5.26.0