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Carp::Clan - Report errors from perspective of caller of a "clan" of modules.

This module is based on "" from Perl 5.005_03. It has been modified to
skip all package names matching the pattern given in the "use" statement
inside the "qw()" term (or argument list).
Suppose you have a family of modules or classes named "Pack::A", "Pack::B" and
so on, and each of them uses "Carp::Clan qw(^Pack::);" (or at least the one in
which the error or warning gets raised).
Thus when for example your script "" calls module "Pack::A", and module
"Pack::A" calls module "Pack::B", an exception raised in module "Pack::B" will
appear to have originated in "" where "Pack::A" was called, and not in
"Pack::A" where "Pack::B" was called, as the unmodified "" would try to
make you believe :-).
This works similarly if "Pack::B" calls "Pack::C" where the exception is
raised, etcetera.
In other words, this blames all errors in the "Pack::*" modules on the user of
these modules, i.e., on you. ;-)

For more informations, see:

This requires: perl-Test-Exception

Maintained by: Marco Bonetti
Keywords: error reporting
ChangeLog: perl-Carp-Clan


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Carp-Clan-6.06.tar.gz (c562a35c48f43665fab735cdc7fe3cb2)

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