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Dpkg::Deps::KnownFacts(3perl)	 libdpkg-perl	 Dpkg::Deps::KnownFacts(3perl)

NAME
       Dpkg::Deps::KnownFacts -	list of	installed real and virtual packages

DESCRIPTION
       This object represents a	list of	installed packages and a list of
       virtual packages	provided (by the set of	installed packages).

METHODS
       $facts =	Dpkg::Deps::KnownFacts->new();
	   Creates a new object.

       $facts->add_installed_package($package, $version, $arch,	$multiarch)
	   Records that	the given version of the package is installed. If
	   $version/$arch is undefined we know that the	package	is installed
	   but we don't	know which version/architecture	it is. $multiarch is
	   the Multi-Arch field	of the package.	If $multiarch is undef,	it
	   will	be equivalent to "Multi-Arch: no".

	   Note	that $multiarch	is only	used if	$arch is provided.

       $facts->add_provided_package($virtual, $relation, $version, $by)
	   Records that	the "$by" package provides the $virtual	package.
	   $relation and $version correspond to	the associated relation	given
	   in the Provides field (if present).

       ($check,	$param)	= $facts->check_package($package)
	   $check is one when the package is found. For	a real package,	$param
	   contains the	version. For a virtual package,	$param contains	an
	   array reference containing the list of packages that	provide	it
	   (each package is listed as [	$provider, $relation, $version ]).

	   This	function is obsolete and should	not be used.
	   Dpkg::Deps::KnownFacts is only meant	to be filled with data and
	   then	passed to Dpkg::Deps methods where appropriate,	but it should
	   not be directly queried.

       $facts->evaluate_simple_dep()
	   This	method is private and should not be used except	from within
	   Dpkg::Deps.

CHANGES
   Version 1.01	(dpkg 1.16.1)
       New option: Dpkg::Deps::KnownFacts->add_installed_package() now accepts
       2 supplementary parameters ($arch and $multiarch).

       Deprecated method: Dpkg::Deps::KnownFacts->check_package() is obsolete,
       it should not have been part of the public API.

   Version 1.00	(dpkg 1.15.6)
       Mark the	module as public.

1.19.7				  2019-04-19	 Dpkg::Deps::KnownFacts(3perl)

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