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APT system abstraction class.

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NAME AptPkg::System - APT system abstraction class
SYNOPSIS use AptPkg::System;
DESCRIPTION The AptPkg::System module provides an interface to APT's system abstraction mechanism. AptPkg::System The AptPkg::System package implements the APT pkgSystem class. An instance of the AptPkg::System class appropriate for the particular back-end packaging system (deb, rpm, etc.) may be fetched using the system method from AptPkg::Config. A global instance of the libapt-pkg _system instance is provided as $AptPkg::System::_system, and may be imported. The following methods are implemented: label Return the description of the packaging system, for example: Debian dpkg interface for Debian systems. lock Lock the packaging system. unlock(QUIET) Unlock the packaging system, ignoring errors if QUIET is non-zero. versioning Return an instance of the AptPkg::Version class for this system.
SEE ALSO AptPkg::Config(3pm), AptPkg::Version(3pm), AptPkg(3pm).
AUTHOR Brendan O'Dea <>
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