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  • In accordance with the terms of my grant from TPF this is the monthly report for my work on improving Devel::Cover covering March 2014. Those of you who have been paying close attention may have ...
    Paul JohnsonPaul Johnson
    Apr 8, 2014 at 8:26 pm
    Apr 8, 2014 at 8:26 pm
  • Hi all, I'm sending this email to request some comments on a C++11 library I've written based on Test::More. I hope this is on topic for this mailing list. If there are better places for this, could ...
    Patrick Michael NiedzielskiPatrick Michael Niedzielski
    Feb 27, 2014 at 5:35 pm
    Feb 27, 2014 at 5:47 pm
  • I wanted an easier way to create test fixtures with DBIx::Class, so I wrote it. I've written about it here: http://blogs.perl.org/users/ovid/2014/02/easy-fixtures-with-dbix-class.html Since this is ...
    OvidOvid
    Feb 16, 2014 at 11:56 am
    Feb 16, 2014 at 11:56 am
  • Hi, I would like to use non-ASCII, non-Latin-1 characters in test script output. So far I've written the following: use Test::More; use Term::Encoding 'term_encoding'; my $enc = term_encoding(); note ...
    Olivier MenguéOlivier Mengué
    Feb 15, 2014 at 3:23 pm
    Feb 15, 2014 at 5:25 pm
  • It seems t/lib is a common place to put modules used to support testing, how about having Test::More push that path to @INC if -d 't/lib' ? It would save me one , possibly two annoying lines of code ...
    Torbjørn LindahlTorbjørn Lindahl
    Jan 31, 2014 at 12:59 am
    Feb 1, 2014 at 12:24 am
  • I’m looking at using TAP::Harness to process our test suite. Up to now we’ve been using some home grown code that IMHO is a heroic attempt to re-implement TAP::Harness. It seems to do everything we ...
    Todd RinaldoTodd Rinaldo
    Jan 29, 2014 at 5:50 am
    Jan 30, 2014 at 3:54 am
  • Hi, I'm using the Test::ParallelSubtest module to run multiple tests in parallel. However, a change in Test::Builder now broke this module. Every bg_subtest block fails with an error like the ...
    Jan SeidelJan Seidel
    Jan 13, 2014 at 11:30 pm
    Jan 20, 2014 at 9:23 pm
  • Hi all! libtap version 1.2.1 is now available from its homepage: http://www.shlomifish.org/open-source/projects/libtap/ libtap is a C library to emit TAP (= the Test Anything Protocol) which allows ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Jan 12, 2014 at 4:50 pm
    Jan 12, 2014 at 4:50 pm
  • In case you haven't seen it, I now have an experimental branch of Test::Class::Moose that provides built-in parallel testing ...
    OvidOvid
    Dec 31, 2013 at 11:16 am
    Dec 31, 2013 at 11:16 am
  • Hi, To help with the organization of the Perl QA Hackathon 2014, we will hold weekly meetings on IRC, channel #perl-qa, server irc.perl.org, every Thursday at 13:00 Central European Time ...
    Philippe Bruhat (BooK)Philippe Bruhat (BooK)
    Nov 28, 2013 at 8:19 am
    Nov 28, 2013 at 8:19 am
  • Hello, I am very pleased to announce that the Perl QA Hackathon 2014 will be held in Lyon, France, in the Booking.com offices (http://goo.gl/maps/mXo15), from Friday March 14 to Sunday March 16, ...
    Philippe Bruhat (BooK)Philippe Bruhat (BooK)
    Nov 12, 2013 at 8:20 am
    Nov 13, 2013 at 9:29 pm
  • Once Test::Simple 1.001002 is release, I will upload Test-Class 0.40, which makes it pass its tests with 0.98 and previous as well as 1.001001 and later. 0.99 is broken. You can test it here ...
    Ricardo SignesRicardo Signes
    Oct 31, 2013 at 2:59 pm
    Nov 1, 2013 at 7:26 pm
  • NOW WITH MORE DIGITS! We released 0.99 recently. There was a regression. We need a new release. To sync up with the 1.005001 versioning, we are moving to X.YYYZZZ-style. I think the longer-term goal ...
    Ricardo SignesRicardo Signes
    Oct 31, 2013 at 1:04 am
    Oct 31, 2013 at 2:59 pm
  • Test-Simple has built up a nice set of changes in the two years since its last release. Some of these are adjustments to changes in core for which Test-Simple was patched in blead. Test-Simple ...
    Ricardo SignesRicardo Signes
    Sep 27, 2013 at 2:52 pm
    Sep 27, 2013 at 2:52 pm
  • Hi all, I'd like to know what is the best way to create a plugin for https://metacpan.org/module/TAP::Harness which will behave similarly to ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Sep 6, 2013 at 3:16 pm
    Nov 29, 2013 at 10:28 am
  • In accordance with the terms of my grant from TPF this is the monthly report for my work on improving Devel::Cover covering August 2013. This month I released Devel::Cover versions 1.07 and 1.08 ...
    Paul JohnsonPaul Johnson
    Aug 31, 2013 at 11:03 pm
    Sep 2, 2013 at 9:08 pm
  • [ My apologies for not getting this report out in a more timely manner. ] In accordance with the terms of my grant from TPF this is the monthly report for my work on improving Devel::Cover covering ...
    Paul JohnsonPaul Johnson
    Aug 31, 2013 at 11:01 pm
    Sep 3, 2013 at 3:21 pm
  • [ My apologies for not getting this report out in a more timely manner. ] In accordance with the terms of my grant from TPF this is the monthly report for my work on improving Devel::Cover covering ...
    Paul JohnsonPaul Johnson
    Aug 31, 2013 at 10:59 pm
    Sep 2, 2013 at 9:13 pm
  • Hello, I'm looking for information on quality assurance documentation for basic Perl. I am trying to do QA on a Perl script that we wrote, but before I can do this I need to do QA on the install of ...
    Tracy RadelTracy Radel
    Jul 31, 2013 at 3:29 pm
    Aug 2, 2013 at 10:08 am
  • Since CCS0 (spec, not module) is about to go into core <https://rt.perl.org/rt3/Public/Bug/Display.html?id=118959 , and this becomes canonicalised as best practice, I'd like to know which ...
    Lars Dɪᴇᴄᴋᴏᴡ 迪拉斯Lars Dɪᴇᴄᴋᴏᴡ 迪拉斯
    Jul 23, 2013 at 5:20 pm
    Jul 23, 2013 at 5:20 pm
  • When running /t/harness on Windows, no matter how many test jobs I select in the env var, never more than 2 of the left most % progress things change, the others % things never get updated and remain ...
    Bulk88Bulk88
    Jul 6, 2013 at 10:29 pm
    Jul 6, 2013 at 10:29 pm
  • I just submitted: https://github.com/Perl-Toolchain-Gang/Test-Harness/pull/16 ...to document two undocumented changes. First, the removal of "turn on -w by default with no easy way to turn it off" ...
    Ricardo SignesRicardo Signes
    Jul 2, 2013 at 6:51 pm
    Sep 21, 2013 at 9:31 am
  • In accordance with the terms of my grant from TPF this is the monthly report for my work on improving Devel::Cover covering May 2013. In May Perl 5.18.0 was released. 5.18.0 introduced a new padrange ...
    Paul JohnsonPaul Johnson
    Jun 23, 2013 at 10:43 pm
    Aug 31, 2013 at 11:34 pm
  • In HARNESS_OPTIONS we can set -jN to note we want parallel tests running, but how can a particular module, which might be buried in the dependency chain, tell the harness it can't do that? It seems ...
    Brian d foyBrian d foy
    May 2, 2013 at 7:39 pm
    May 29, 2013 at 2:01 pm
  • In accordance with the terms of my grant from TPF this is the monthly report for my work on improving Devel::Cover covering April 2013. April has been a very busy time for me outside of grant work on ...
    Paul JohnsonPaul Johnson
    May 1, 2013 at 8:40 pm
    May 4, 2013 at 9:40 pm
  • In accordance with the terms of my grant from TPF this is the monthly report for my work on improving Devel::Cover covering March 2013. Sorry for the delay in this report. Most of March and all of ...
    Paul JohnsonPaul Johnson
    May 1, 2013 at 8:38 pm
    May 4, 2013 at 9:38 pm
  • 0.98_05 is a release candidate for 0.99. I would say this is the last stable release of Test::More before 1.5.0 but hahahaha I won't say that ...
    Michael G. SchwernMichael G. Schwern
    Apr 25, 2013 at 5:36 pm
    Apr 28, 2013 at 1:49 am
  • Hi, As the main organizer of the next Perl QA Hackathon in Lyon (the venue is here: http://goo.gl/maps/mXo15), I would like to collect some feedback on the hackathon that we just came back from, in ...
    Philippe Bruhat (BooK)Philippe Bruhat (BooK)
    Apr 17, 2013 at 9:59 am
    Apr 19, 2013 at 11:35 am
  • TL;DR version... IMO we only need to clarify what "conflicts" means and what actions CPAN tools should take. We talked in the Consensus Dome about the need for and meaning of the "conflicts" ...
    Michael G. SchwernMichael G. Schwern
    Apr 15, 2013 at 4:56 pm
    Apr 18, 2013 at 8:26 am
  • I've just updated the wiki with the achievements around the projects I was associated with. I'll paste them below. http://2013.qa-hackathon.org/qa2013/wiki?node=Achievements In addition I fleshed out ...
    Michael G. SchwernMichael G. Schwern
    Apr 15, 2013 at 4:20 pm
    Apr 15, 2013 at 5:16 pm
  • The following was posted at http://2013.qa-hackathon.org/qa2013/wiki?node=Achievements, but I figured that it should be posted on-list as well. ########## At the 2013 Perl QA Hackathon in Lancaster, ...
    James E KeenanJames E Keenan
    Apr 15, 2013 at 3:40 am
    Apr 15, 2013 at 3:40 am
  • Nicholas, tl;dr: TAP::Harness uses lots of RAM to store test results Yes, I ran into this before.(*) I was referred to a portion of the Test::Builder POD(**) which says that perhaps it will be fixed ...
    Buddy BurdenBuddy Burden
    Apr 11, 2013 at 5:24 pm
    Apr 11, 2013 at 5:37 pm
  • Hei! Looking forward to the hackathon this weekend! :) Just to make it a little more fun/productive, my colleagues and I are bringing some code to show you all! :D We're bringing a functioning ...
    Salve J NilsenSalve J Nilsen
    Apr 11, 2013 at 6:30 am
    Apr 24, 2013 at 7:43 am
  • Hei! Looking forward to the hackathon this weekend! :) Just to make it a little more fun/productive, my colleagues and I are bringing some code to show you all! :D We're bringing a functioning ...
    Salve J NilsenSalve J Nilsen
    Apr 10, 2013 at 9:36 pm
    Apr 10, 2013 at 9:36 pm
  • tl;dr: TAP::Harness uses lots of RAM to store test results Particularly lots and lots for millions of little "ok\n"s It would be nice if it didn't use lots of RAM when storing things that mostly ...
    Nicholas ClarkNicholas Clark
    Apr 10, 2013 at 12:45 pm
    Apr 10, 2013 at 3:04 pm
  • I'd like people's opinions on a possible downgrade of Test::Builder 1.5 in an attempt to make getting a stable release out easier. It has to do with whether we keep minor changes to the TAP ...
    Michael G. SchwernMichael G. Schwern
    Apr 9, 2013 at 10:47 pm
    Apr 9, 2013 at 10:47 pm
  • Raised as github issue 51: https://github.com/pjcj/Devel--Cover/issues/51 -- David Cantrell | Bourgeois reactionary pig 23.5 degrees of axial tilt is the reason for the season
    David CantrellDavid Cantrell
    Mar 21, 2013 at 4:10 pm
    Mar 21, 2013 at 4:10 pm
  • In Devel/Cover.pm's documentation, I read: ##### =head1 OPTIONS -blib - "use blib" and ignore files matching \bt/ (default true iff blib directory exists). -coverage criterion - Turn on coverage for ...
    James E KeenanJames E Keenan
    Mar 21, 2013 at 2:08 am
    Mar 21, 2013 at 2:08 am
  • Hi Mark, I'm sorry, but I probably can't make the hackathon. I've unregistered via the site. Unfortunately, the French government is being very French about my visa paperwork and it's unclear to me ...
    OvidOvid
    Mar 19, 2013 at 8:20 am
    Mar 22, 2013 at 9:01 am
  • These are non-wiki pages which lack useful information: http://2013.qa-hackathon.org/qa2013/venue.html http://2013.qa-hackathon.org/qa2013/news This one has one bind variable needing filling in ...
    James E KeenanJames E Keenan
    Mar 19, 2013 at 2:18 am
    Mar 19, 2013 at 2:18 am
  • Re: http://2013.qa-hackathon.org/qa2013/wiki?node=Accommodation, specifically, the section: "Booked by Organisers" What nights are covered by this booking? I ask because I may want to arrive in ...
    James E KeenanJames E Keenan
    Mar 19, 2013 at 2:10 am
    Mar 19, 2013 at 2:10 am
  • In accordance with the terms of my grant from TPF this is the monthly report for my work on improving Devel::Cover covering February 2013. I have released Devel::Cover 1.00! So we finally have a ...
    Paul JohnsonPaul Johnson
    Mar 7, 2013 at 10:39 pm
    Mar 12, 2013 at 3:01 am
  • We have just booked the first group of rooms for attendees, and therefore this indicates who we are trying to sponsor (where they have requested it). Please try to update the expenses page as soon as ...
    Mark KeatingMark Keating
    Mar 5, 2013 at 9:26 am
    Mar 19, 2013 at 8:55 am
  • There's perhaps no better illustration of the values of roles vs inheritance in CPAN modules than the mess than that the LWP inheritance tree. There's so many modules that extend LWP or Mechanize ...
    Mark StosbergMark Stosberg
    Feb 28, 2013 at 2:52 pm
    Mar 8, 2013 at 6:10 am
  • We have a large test suite with 20,000+ tests in it, and a number of passing TODO tests in it. Our problem is that once a test is marked as TODO, it falls off our radar, and we are unlikely to notice ...
    Mark StosbergMark Stosberg
    Feb 27, 2013 at 2:06 pm
    Feb 28, 2013 at 3:15 pm
  • Our team was recently benchmarking using Mechanize vs Selenium::Remote::Driver for a basic request pattern: - get a page - check the title - check the body content I expected Selenium to be slower, ...
    Mark StosbergMark Stosberg
    Feb 27, 2013 at 2:01 pm
    Feb 27, 2013 at 2:01 pm
  • Greetings, I was tasked with working on code coverage for a large project, but had difficulty getting Devel::Cover to run. We had Devel::NYTProf handy, and I realized that although that tool focuses ...
    Mark StosbergMark Stosberg
    Feb 27, 2013 at 1:50 pm
    Feb 28, 2013 at 3:34 pm
  • In accordance with the terms of my grant from TPF this is the monthly report for my work on improving Devel::Cover covering January 2013. If you were watching closely you'll have noticed that I ...
    Paul JohnsonPaul Johnson
    Feb 11, 2013 at 8:53 pm
    Feb 13, 2013 at 2:45 am
  • Hi QA folks, Net::Statsd::Server is a UDP server daemon packaged as CPAN module, with a little 'bin/statsd' wrapper script. In the latest release, 0.09, I tried to add some 'integration tests' ...
    Cosimo StrepponeCosimo Streppone
    Jan 31, 2013 at 7:44 am
    Jan 31, 2013 at 7:44 am
  • Hi all, I hope the *.perl.org filters won't give troubles to my title and content, but I've done it as a tribute to http://programming-motherfucker.com/ , which I recommend going over, being the ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Jan 26, 2013 at 9:13 am
    Jan 30, 2013 at 9:11 am
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