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  • Guys, Okay, trying to track down what's causing a certain quite prolific failure in my initial module upload. Here's what I've been able to determine (I'm pretty confident of almost all these ...
    Buddy BurdenBuddy Burden
    Mar 27, 2016 at 9:09 pm
    Mar 30, 2016 at 4:17 am
  • Hi, As many of us are no doubt aware, App::cpanminus::reporter is critically broken - as reported by Slaven Rezic over 15 months ago in this bug report ...
    Mar 6, 2016 at 12:08 pm
    Mar 7, 2016 at 4:56 am
  • I'm trying to specify a pre-req to not get superfluous errors in my tests -- specifically, I need to have the "Windows" OS module be = 6.0.0. I.e. some tests involving / testing for proper output on ...
    L WalshL Walsh
    Mar 4, 2016 at 10:37 pm
    Mar 5, 2016 at 3:32 am
  • "fact submission failed: submission was not stored: Too many bytes in this Domain" http://metabase.cpantesters.org/tail/log.txt shows that no new reports were submitted starting from ...
    Alexandr CiorniiAlexandr Ciornii
    Mar 2, 2016 at 2:41 pm
    Mar 2, 2016 at 2:51 pm
  • We're now seeing P6 distributions uploaded to CPAN. The convention is that they are going into an authors "Perl6/" subdirectory. Any smokers that smoke based on tailing recent uploads need to be ...
    David GoldenDavid Golden
    Mar 1, 2016 at 6:23 pm
    Mar 2, 2016 at 8:58 pm
  • Hi Kent Fredric has proposed 2 alternate patches to my most recent Makefile.PL for Tree::DAG_Node (V 1.28). The point is to completely remove the need for an end-user of this - and of other - modules ...
    Ron SavageRon Savage
    Mar 1, 2016 at 2:17 am
    Mar 1, 2016 at 2:33 am
  • It is the right thing to skip POD tests if !$ENV{RELEASE_TESTING} && !ENV{AUTHOR_TESTING}. But it is a bad practice to skip the test if the needed module is missing. Instead the test should fail if ...
    Olivier MenguéOlivier Mengué
    Feb 29, 2016 at 8:15 pm
    Feb 29, 2016 at 8:36 pm
  • Hi A brand new module (Image::Magick::CommandParser) is getting this error: "bsd_glob" is not defined in %File::Glob::EXPORT_TAGS at C:/strawberry/perl/lib/File/Glob.pm line 11. It's 'perl 5.10.1' in ...
    Ron SavageRon Savage
    Feb 8, 2016 at 6:04 am
    Feb 8, 2016 at 8:46 am
  • Hi, These are annoying: Math-Decimal128-0.07: - darwin-2level / 5.22.0: - FAIL http://www.cpantesters.org/cpan/report/78ab4860-c608-11e5-9eb0-875dfcf88752 Error occurred during 'make' stage ...
    Jan 29, 2016 at 4:58 am
    Jan 29, 2016 at 4:58 am
  • In dealing with http://www.nntp.perl.org/group/perl.cpan.testers.discuss/2015/12/msg3764.html and https://rt.cpan.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=110631 . EUMM never uses make tool preprocessor logic (no ...
    Dec 30, 2015 at 10:17 pm
    Dec 30, 2015 at 10:17 pm
  • https://rt.cpan.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=110631 If you have installed XSConfig 6.05 on your smoker, it's very likely the smoker is broken for all forms of 'perl Makefile.PL&&make'. This is most ...
    Andreas KoenigAndreas Koenig
    Dec 26, 2015 at 11:18 pm
    Dec 29, 2015 at 5:01 pm
  • I am seeing, what I think is bug: http://www.nntp.perl.org/group/perl.perl5.porters/2015/06/msg228888.html But I am only seeing it from 1 5.22.0 client ...
    L WalshL Walsh
    Dec 18, 2015 at 1:48 am
    Dec 22, 2015 at 12:07 am
  • Over the last few days I have tried to file CPAN test reports of various modules, including my own, now that I have installed perl-5.22.1 on my older iBook G4. After considerable effort, I am able to ...
    James E KeenanJames E Keenan
    Dec 16, 2015 at 3:17 am
    Dec 17, 2015 at 11:28 am
  • Hi all, this message reads: On Sat, 28 Nov 2015 02:23:17 +0000 CPAN Tester Report Server wrote: Shouldn't it be "esteemed": https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/esteemed ? Should it be corrected? Regards, ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Nov 28, 2015 at 8:08 am
    Nov 28, 2015 at 8:15 am
  • Hi there, I migrating my distro to Dist::Zilla and spot a problem when trying to to run "dzil test" with it: my tests fails due dependency failure in installing Test::TempDir::Tiny. That happened in ...
    Alceu R. de Freitas Jr.Alceu R. de Freitas Jr.
    Nov 22, 2015 at 4:47 pm
    Nov 22, 2015 at 6:31 pm
  • Hello Kent, My apologies, but definitely something is wrong with my smoker, or at least it was. I double checked if "recommended" was installed, and it was not. Interesting enough, I got a report of ...
    Alceu R. de Freitas Jr.Alceu R. de Freitas Jr.
    Nov 16, 2015 at 12:17 pm
    Nov 16, 2015 at 12:17 pm
  • Hello there again, During manual intervention from my part, I was trying to understand why my smoker was not being able to install Config-MVP-Reader-INI (due a missing dependency declaration, which I ...
    Alceu R. de Freitas Jr.Alceu R. de Freitas Jr.
    Nov 5, 2015 at 9:53 pm
    Nov 7, 2015 at 8:23 pm
  • Hello folks, I got an e-mail from a CPAN author (that you can find below) about a mistaken report I sent him. I'm trying to figure out what happened and would like to know if you had the same ...
    Alceu R. de Freitas Jr.Alceu R. de Freitas Jr.
    Nov 5, 2015 at 9:47 pm
    Nov 5, 2015 at 9:47 pm
  • I've just received an email containing a huge number of errors which claim to be from my module, but it seems like some big part of testing infrastructure has suddenly broken, like "skip" is not ...
    Ben BullockBen Bullock
    Nov 5, 2015 at 10:03 am
    Nov 6, 2015 at 5:44 am
  • Hi again, I was doing some research to see if there is any way to improve smoker performance by using parallelism. I found this article on ...
    Alceu R. de Freitas Jr.Alceu R. de Freitas Jr.
    Oct 26, 2015 at 2:06 am
    Oct 31, 2015 at 5:15 pm
  • Hello there, I've setup a smoker test on OpenBSD and noticed that it's somehow slower than running a Smoker on Linux using the same VM configuration (I use Virtualbox). Not sure if Linux can take ...
    Alceu R. de Freitas Jr.Alceu R. de Freitas Jr.
    Oct 26, 2015 at 2:02 am
    Oct 31, 2015 at 5:25 pm
  • Is it still the case that one can only submit reports to cpantesters if one is running a mail server on the machine running the smoker? I've read recently complaints that because most people ...
    James E KeenanJames E Keenan
    Oct 9, 2015 at 12:16 am
    Oct 12, 2015 at 1:30 pm
  • In Net::OpenSSH there is a test that will ask for a password. As I've just learned it will time-out after 15 sec, but I think it would be still better to ask the user if they want to run such tests ...
    Gabor SzaboGabor Szabo
    Oct 2, 2015 at 7:18 am
    Oct 12, 2015 at 6:57 am
  • Hi guys! If cpan testers needs an automatic web testing for monitoring / QA ? If so, please let me know and I'd like to contribute somehow using a swat tool - https://github.com/melezhik/swat --- ...
    Alexey MelezhikAlexey Melezhik
    Sep 25, 2015 at 2:40 pm
    Sep 25, 2015 at 2:40 pm
  • Hello there, My distribution Siebel::Srvrmgr tests are always failing with Solaris OS due error of "Bad file number" when trying to use flock() to get a lock on a file under a temporary directory ...
    Alceu Rodrigues de Freitas JuniorAlceu Rodrigues de Freitas Junior
    Sep 16, 2015 at 5:14 am
    Sep 17, 2015 at 4:02 am
  • Dear testers, Cpantesters is a unique infrastructure. I (ab)use it to collect platform specific information around POSIX compliancy, which I cannot find anywhere else. I need more uncommon platforms ...
    Mark OvermeerMark Overmeer
    Apr 1, 2015 at 8:14 am
    Apr 1, 2015 at 8:14 am
  • Hi, I am working on an article describing the infrastructure behind the various systems the Perl community uses. I'd also like to cover the CPAN Testers. The central system, that collects the ...
    Gabor SzaboGabor Szabo
    Mar 30, 2015 at 1:15 pm
    Mar 30, 2015 at 1:15 pm
  • Hi, I am trying to install php interpreter so that I can call a perl script from with in a php file. I tried to install PHP interpreter from CPAN module but haven't been able to call a perl script ...
    Uday Shankar KintaliUday Shankar Kintali
    Mar 29, 2015 at 5:04 pm
    Mar 30, 2015 at 5:39 pm
  • Hi Jed, If someone wants to create some, I can host them on http://iheart.cpantesters.org :) Cheers, Barbie. -- Birmingham.pm - http://birmingham.pm.org CPAN Testers - http://cpantesters.org YAPC ...
    Mar 25, 2015 at 7:04 pm
    Mar 25, 2015 at 8:36 pm
  • Hello I'm planning to develop a tool that will show which modules of an author have problems on latest development and non-development major releases of perl (currently - 5.21.x and 5.20.x). For this ...
    Alexandr CiorniiAlexandr Ciornii
    Mar 15, 2015 at 9:30 pm
    Mar 16, 2015 at 1:49 pm
  • Hi, In my work I sometimes need to install perl distributions from CPAN. This includes building/testing the dist for a matrix of OS x perl ver. I wonder if I can get the info from CPANTESTERS about ...
    Zhenyi ZhouZhenyi Zhou
    Mar 15, 2015 at 9:04 am
    Mar 22, 2015 at 1:23 pm
  • Hi there, In the "PASS" matrix there are various platforms that are unclear to me. For example http://www.cpantesters.org/distro/T/Term-ReadPassword-Win32.html has "Debian GNU/kFreeBSD" and it is not ...
    Gabor SzaboGabor Szabo
    Feb 16, 2015 at 1:42 pm
    Mar 8, 2015 at 11:31 pm
  • I send test reports from CPAN/CPANPLUS as I install modules, but yesterday metabase/cpantesters was down. So I changed the transport in my .cpanreporter/config.ini from "Metabase ..." to "File ...
    Jan 14, 2015 at 8:01 pm
    Jan 20, 2015 at 5:03 pm
  • Hi, I've been getting a redirect loop from cpantesters.org for the last few days. I haven't seen any traffic about it here, so I'm wondering if it's just me. Thanks, Diab
    Diab JeriusDiab Jerius
    Jan 13, 2015 at 2:41 pm
    Jan 17, 2015 at 3:00 pm
  • http://blogs.perl.org/users/chad_exodist_granum/2015/01/test-simple-updated-release-plan.html Now planning to go stable 2015-03-19, to sync up a bit more with the blead-release cycle.
    Chad GranumChad Granum
    Jan 7, 2015 at 9:04 pm
    Jan 7, 2015 at 9:04 pm
  • Related blog post: http://blogs.perl.org/users/chad_exodist_granum/2015/01/test-simple-release-plan.html TL;DR: Unless someone finds something significant I will release the new internals for ...
    Chad GranumChad Granum
    Jan 4, 2015 at 4:30 pm
    Jan 4, 2015 at 4:30 pm
  • Greetings, http://www.cpantesters.org/cpan/report/87f32f1b-6bfc-1014-907c-10e94300afcd Has anyone encountered any reports like this before, where it seems like there is nothing in the @inc for ...
    Dan CollinsDan Collins
    Dec 21, 2014 at 3:27 pm
    Dec 23, 2014 at 3:19 pm
  • Sinan Ünür gave a talk at NY.pm this week and pointed out that subtle differences between nmake and dmake are a problem. I think most of our Windows smokers are using Strawberry (with MinGW and ...
    David GoldenDavid Golden
    Dec 18, 2014 at 3:55 pm
    Dec 29, 2014 at 10:56 pm
  • Hi, How do I view the output of the 'perl Makefile.PL' stage of a failing test report - eg for http://www.cpantesters.org/cpan/report/cc861d30-7e1e-11e4-b0eb-6fe8e0bfc7aa Cheers, Rob
    Dec 8, 2014 at 3:23 am
    Dec 9, 2014 at 1:45 pm
  • From: Chris Williams BINGOS Subject: PASS Forks-Super-0.57 v5.14.1 FreeBSD Dtate: 2011-12-16T08:05:10Z This distribution has been tested as park of the CPAN Testers project, supporting the Perl ...
    Tran BangTran Bang
    Dec 6, 2014 at 10:44 am
    Dec 6, 2014 at 10:44 am
  • Chris, I don't know what the PaxHeaders problem here is about, do you? http://www.cpantesters.org/cpan/report/47822756 How invasive is that? How can it be stopped? -- andreas
    Andreas KoenigAndreas Koenig
    Nov 20, 2014 at 7:07 am
    Nov 20, 2014 at 3:48 pm
  • Hi David, Over the last few weeks I've received several reports a day from you resembling this one: http://www.cpantesters.org/cpan/report/db627ca0-6fd5-1014-a217-e5f15cf4dae8 ...where tests fail ...
    Karen EtheridgeKaren Etheridge
    Nov 13, 2014 at 6:10 pm
    Nov 24, 2014 at 7:15 am
  • Hi everyone, Is the report below correct? It's reported as a FAIL, but it looks like it was a system error from outside the test itself ...
    Nov 12, 2014 at 6:02 pm
    Nov 12, 2014 at 8:02 pm
  • Hi, I loaded a CPAN module yesterday (File::Sort) and since then, when I compile a perl (v5.16.3) program I get various warning messages (see below) which appear to be some CPANTester output. How can ...
    Carol PhillipsCarol Phillips
    Nov 12, 2014 at 9:56 am
    Nov 12, 2014 at 9:56 am
  • Since some hours metabase does not accept reports anymore: fact submission failed: submission was not stored: Too many bytes in this Domain. at ...
    Slaven RezicSlaven Rezic
    Nov 12, 2014 at 6:52 am
    Nov 12, 2014 at 6:24 pm
  • Hi, Anyone reading this running Yosemite and Safari 8.0? If so, do you see anything weird when you look at this page ...
    Neil BowersNeil Bowers
    Nov 3, 2014 at 1:09 pm
    Nov 3, 2014 at 2:16 pm
  • Guys, I'm sure this has been covered before, but I don't remember the answer ... Why do the stats from the author page not match the stats from the distro page? For instance, as of this writing, ...
    Buddy BurdenBuddy Burden
    Oct 21, 2014 at 4:52 pm
    Oct 22, 2014 at 3:35 pm
  • Hi, I am hitting an issue while using perl5.14.3, and while searching for help got the below link. Can you please help if there is any fix available (Mostly I need use the current version only, but I ...
    Subramanian Karunanithi (sukaruna)Subramanian Karunanithi (sukaruna)
    Oct 21, 2014 at 8:34 am
    Oct 24, 2014 at 1:47 pm
  • Something's going wrong here, I see 21 reports that seem to differ just by date: http://matrix.cpantesters.org/?dist=Test-Class%200.47;os=darwin;perl=5.21.4;reports=1 So far I have only encountered ...
    Andreas KoenigAndreas Koenig
    Oct 21, 2014 at 4:39 am
    Feb 21, 2015 at 8:45 am
  • Is admin.cpantesters.org expected to be functional now? I have so far been unable to log in with my PAUSE credentials in "Author Login" - I just get "That username/password failed to be authenticated ...
    Karen EtheridgeKaren Etheridge
    Oct 13, 2014 at 7:48 pm
    Oct 13, 2014 at 11:39 pm
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