- My extended documentation: http://perl.overmeer.net/CPAN/
- Development via GitHub: https://github.com/markov2/perl5-Mail-Box-Parser-C
- Download from CPAN: ftp://ftp.cpan.org/pub/CPAN/authors/id/M/MA/MARKOV/
- Indexed from CPAN: https://metacpan.org/release/Mail-Box-Parser-C
This module is a companion for the MailBox suite. It provides an XS version of the mbox parser. When installed, it will be detected automatically. It will improve te performance of reading mboxes (a bit)
This distribution requires a C compiler, which may not be available... and is therefore optional. Most MailBox users will not have it installed.
Important to know, is that I use an extension on POD to write the manuals. The "raw" unprocessed version is visible on GitHub. It will run without problems, but does not contain manual-pages.
Releases to CPAN are different: "raw" documentation gets removed from the code and translated into real POD and clean HTML. This reformatting is implemented with the OODoc distribution (A name I chose before OpenOffice existed, sorry for the confusion)
Clone from github for the "raw" version. For instance, when you want to contribute a new feature.
On github, you can find the processed version for each release. But the better source is CPAN; to get it installed simply run:
cpan -i Mail::Box::Parser::C
When you want to contribute to this module, you do not need to provide a perfect patch... actually: it is nearly impossible to create a patch which I will merge without modification. Usually, I need to adapt the style of code and documentation to my own strict rules.
When you submit an extension, please contribute a set with
regression tests in t/
Please note: When you contribute in any way, you agree to transfer the copyrights to Mark Overmeer (you will get the honors in the code and/or ChangeLog). You also automatically agree that your contribution is released under the same license as this project: licensed as perl itself.
This project is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. See http://dev.perl.org/licenses/