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Mouse::Meta::AttributeUser Contributed Perl DocumentaMouse::Meta::Attribute(3)

NAME
       Mouse::Meta::Attribute -	The Mouse attribute metaclass

VERSION
       This document describes Mouse version v2.5.10

DESCRIPTION
       This is a meta object protocol for Mouse	attributes, which is a subset
       of Moose::Meta::Attribute.

METHODS
   "new(%options) -> Mouse::Meta::Attribute"
       Instantiates a new Mouse::Meta::Attribute. Does nothing else.

       It adds the following options to	the constructor:

       "is => 'ro', 'rw', 'bare'"
	   This	provides a shorthand for specifying the	"reader", "writer", or
	   "accessor" names. If	the attribute is read-only ('ro') then it will
	   have	a "reader" method with the same	attribute as the name.

	   If it is read-write ('rw') then it will have	an "accessor" method
	   with	the same name. If you provide an explicit "writer" for a read-
	   write attribute, then you will have a "reader" with the same	name
	   as the attribute, and a "writer" with the name you provided.

	   Use 'bare' when you are deliberately	not installing any methods
	   (accessor, reader, etc.) associated with this attribute; otherwise,
	   Moose will issue a deprecation warning when this attribute is added
	   to a	metaclass.

       "isa => Type"
	   This	option accepts a type. The type	can be a string, which should
	   be a	type name. If the type name is unknown,	it is assumed to be a
	   class name.

	   This	option can also	accept a Moose::Meta::TypeConstraint object.

	   If you also provide a "does"	option,	then your "isa"	option must be
	   a class name, and that class	must do	the role specified with
	   "does".

       "does =>	Role"
	   This	is short-hand for saying that the attribute's type must	be an
	   object which	does the named role.

	   This	option is not yet supported.

       "coerce => Bool"
	   This	option is only valid for objects with a	type constraint
	   ("isa"). If this is true, then coercions will be applied whenever
	   this	attribute is set.

	   You can make	both this and the "weak_ref" option true.

       "trigger	=> CodeRef"
	   This	option accepts a subroutine reference, which will be called
	   after the attribute is set.

       "required => Bool"
	   An attribute	which is required must be provided to the constructor.
	   An attribute	which is required can also have	a "default" or
	   "builder", which will satisfy its required-ness.

	   A required attribute	must have a "default", "builder" or a
	   non-"undef" "init_arg"

       "lazy =>	Bool"
	   A lazy attribute must have a	"default" or "builder".	When an
	   attribute is	lazy, the default value	will not be calculated until
	   the attribute is read.

       "weak_ref => Bool"
	   If this is true, the	attribute's value will be stored as a weak
	   reference.

       "auto_deref => Bool"
	   If this is true, then the reader will dereference the value when it
	   is called. The attribute must have a	type constraint	which defines
	   the attribute as an array or	hash reference.

       "lazy_build => Bool"
	   Setting this	to true	makes the attribute lazy and provides a	number
	   of default methods.

	     has 'size'	=> (
		 is	    => 'ro',
		 lazy_build => 1,
	     );

	   is equivalent to this:

	     has 'size'	=> (
		 is	   => 'ro',
		 lazy	   => 1,
		 builder   => '_build_size',
		 clearer   => 'clear_size',
		 predicate => 'has_size',
	     );

   "associate_method(MethodName)"
       Associates a method with	the attribute. Typically, this is called
       internally when an attribute generates its accessors.

       Currently the argument MethodName is ignored in Mouse.

   "verify_against_type_constraint(Item) -> TRUE | ERROR"
       Checks that the given value passes this attribute's type	constraint.
       Returns "true" on success, otherwise "confess"es.

   "clone_and_inherit_options(options) -> Mouse::Meta::Attribute"
       Creates a new attribute in the owner class, inheriting options from
       parent classes.	Accessors and helper methods are installed. Some error
       checking	is done.

   "get_read_method_ref"
   "get_write_method_ref"
       Returns the subroutine reference	of a method suitable for reading or
       writing the attribute's value in	the associated class. These methods
       always return a subroutine reference, regardless	of whether or not the
       attribute is read- or write-only.

SEE ALSO
       Moose::Meta::Attribute

       Class::MOP::Attribute

perl v5.32.0			  2020-08-08	     Mouse::Meta::Attribute(3)

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