Dist::Zilla::Plugin::ReadmeAnyFromPod - Automatically convert POD to a README in any format for Dist::Zilla
In your dist.ini
[ReadmeAnyFromPod] ; Default is plaintext README in build dir ; Using non-default options: POD format with custom filename in ; dist root, outside of build. Including this README in version ; control makes Github happy. [ReadmeAnyFromPod / ReadmePodInRoot] type = pod filename = README.pod location = root ; Using plugin name autodetection: Produces README.html in root [ ReadmeAnyFromPod / HtmlInRoot ]
Generates a README for your Dist::Zilla powered dist from its
main_module in any of several formats. The generated README can be included in the build or created in the root of your dist for e.g. inclusion into version control.
If you give the plugin an appropriate name (a string after the slash) in your dist.ini, it will can parse the
location attributes from it. The format is "Readme[TYPE]In[LOCATION]". The words "Readme" and "In" are optional, and the whole name is case-insensitive. The SYNOPSIS section above gives one example.
The file format for the readme. Supported types are "text", "markdown", "pod", and "html".
The file name of the README file to produce. The default depends on the selected format.
Where to put the generated README file. Choices are:
This puts the README in the directory where the dist is currently being built, where it will be incorporated into the dist.
This puts the README in the root directory (the same directory that contains dist.ini). The README will not be incorporated into the built dist.
location = root must also be pruned, so that they don't sneak into the next build by virtue of already existing in the root dir.
Adds the requested README file to the dist.
Get the content of the README in the desired format.
Please report any bugs or feature requests to
- Dist::Zilla::Plugin::ReadmeFromPod - The base for this module
- Dist::Zilla::Plugin::ReadmeMarkdownFromPod - Functionality subsumed by this module
- Dist::Zilla::Plugin::CopyReadmeFromBuild - Functionality partly subsumed by this module
See perlmodinstall for information and options on installing Perl modules.
Ryan C. Thompson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
This software is copyright (c) 2012 by Ryan C. Thompson.
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