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  • Having done the initial work to get most of FreeBSD's regression testing infrastructure producing Test::Harness TAP compatible output, I've started putting together a C library that makes it easier ...
    Clayton, NikClayton, Nik
    Dec 6, 2004 at 10:01 am
    Dec 9, 2004 at 10:07 am
  • Tripped across this on WardsWiki just now. #5 is my favorite as its often forgotten in the noise. http://www.c2.com/cgi/wiki?UncleBobOnCodingStandards On coding standards: 1. Let them evolve during ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Dec 14, 2004 at 10:36 am
    Dec 15, 2004 at 2:52 pm
  • Hi all, The following code: use utf8; use diagnostics; BEGIN {binmode STDOUT, ':utf8';} use Test::More tests = 1; # those are smart quotes diag "This is a \x{201c}test\x{201d}"; ok 1; Produces the ...
    OvidOvid
    Dec 21, 2004 at 12:51 am
    Dec 22, 2004 at 7:49 pm
  • has Ok, patch is below (im curious why you dont use the threaded build if youd care to explain :-) diff -wurd Test-Simple-0.54/t/fork.t Test-Simple-0.54-Patched/t/fork.t --- Test-Simple-0.54/t/fork.t ...
    Orton, YvesOrton, Yves
    Dec 15, 2004 at 1:06 pm
    Dec 17, 2004 at 9:16 am
  • My unit test suite recently started spitting out this error when run under Devel::Cover. It runs normally and successfully without. Has anyone seen this before: Magic number checking on storable file ...
    Kevin ScaldeferriKevin Scaldeferri
    Dec 9, 2004 at 5:34 pm
    Dec 31, 2004 at 1:22 am
  • I've gotten absolutely no response about Test::Legacy. Is anybody using it? Anybody tried migrating old Test.pm based tests with it? -- Michael G Schwern schwern@pobox.com ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Dec 21, 2004 at 7:53 am
    Dec 21, 2004 at 7:55 pm
  • Hi All. I was impressed recently with py.test, a new-ish testing tool in the python world and wanted to snag one of their features for prove. This patch adds a --session flag to prove that will make ...
    Jason GessnerJason Gessner
    Dec 12, 2004 at 6:24 am
    Dec 14, 2004 at 4:16 pm
  • I think even better than ok( $expr, "name" ); or ok( $expr, "comment" ); is ok( $expr, "label" ); RJBS points out that "comment" implies "not really worth doing", and I still don't like "name" ...
    Andy LesterAndy Lester
    Dec 7, 2004 at 4:28 am
    Dec 9, 2004 at 2:06 am
  • I have a modest proposal. Stop calling the 2nd parm to ok() the "name". It's really a comment. ok( $is_happy, "Make sure the doodad is wingoed" ); That text string is not a "name" in the sense of ...
    Andy LesterAndy Lester
    Dec 2, 2004 at 4:40 pm
    Dec 3, 2004 at 1:50 am
  • I'm working on an article for perl.com on the Phalanx project. Those of you involved, can you please give a summary of what you've done? Or better yet, give me a summary and update the wiki as well? ...
    Andy LesterAndy Lester
    Dec 26, 2004 at 5:04 am
    Dec 29, 2004 at 2:42 am
  • http://svn.schwern.org/svn/CPAN/Test-Simple/trunk or svn://svn.schwern.org/CPAN/Test-Simple/trunk or http://www.pobox.com/~schwern/src/Test-Simple-0.54.tar.gz or a CPAN near you. This release is ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Dec 15, 2004 at 12:08 pm
    Dec 15, 2004 at 1:43 pm
  • RGS has just released a new version of Test::LongString with patches I made last night. I added a new function contains_string(), and lots more docs. Test::LongString is one of those modules that you ...
    Andy LesterAndy Lester
    Dec 9, 2004 at 3:22 pm
    Dec 10, 2004 at 10:42 am
  • Is there is anything in the Test::* hierarchy that allows callbacks to be triggered on test failures? It would be nice to pass a sub that automatically dies on warnings, prints stack traces, cleans ...
    OvidOvid
    Dec 7, 2004 at 5:32 pm
    Dec 7, 2004 at 9:37 pm
  • While trying to install WWW::Mechanize today some of its tests failed: Failed Test Stat Wstat Total Fail Failed List of Failed ...
    Gabor SzaboGabor Szabo
    Dec 29, 2004 at 7:45 am
    Dec 29, 2004 at 3:16 pm
  • I hereby propose the Koaladile (Kah-wah-lah-dile) for perl-qa mascot! http://i.somethingawful.com/inserts/articlepics/photoshop/12-10-04-animals/AirbagSML.jpg "Koaladile is for Kwalitee". ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Dec 11, 2004 at 9:20 am
    Dec 29, 2004 at 12:48 am
  • OK, everyone send Mr. Cowgilll a polite message letting him know that, in the future, he needs to not send these messages to mailing lists. He'll feel really bad about his poor etiquette and we can ...
    OvidOvid
    Dec 22, 2004 at 8:27 pm
    Dec 23, 2004 at 4:38 am
  • http://qa.perl.org/testing-guidelines.html is updated. So is http://qa.perl.org/test-modules.html, with new modules and some reorganization. xoxo, Andy -- Andy Lester = andy@petdance.com = ...
    Andy LesterAndy Lester
    Dec 10, 2004 at 4:41 pm
    Dec 16, 2004 at 4:32 pm
  • Devel::Cover has been giving Test::More some indigestion lately. Threads. Bleh. Paul put out a new version so I figured I'd try it out. It faired reasonably well, everything but the threaded stuff ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Dec 14, 2004 at 7:44 am
    Dec 15, 2004 at 3:46 am
  • I'm wondering if I'm the only one who would love to see Devel::Cover::Regex? Many (most?) perl programs are pretty regex heavy, and if we are honest with ourselves, we have to admit that each regex ...
    Kevin ScaldeferriKevin Scaldeferri
    Dec 7, 2004 at 7:34 pm
    Dec 9, 2004 at 12:15 am
  • Hi, I ran the codestriker (http://codestriker.sourceforge.net/) test set using Devel::Cover. The test cases ran over a day and a half and generated a cover_db directory that is 127 megs. Attempting ...
    Jason RemillardJason Remillard
    Dec 8, 2004 at 3:21 am
    Dec 9, 2004 at 1:27 am
  • I've reorganized all the trees in http://svn.perl.org/phalanx. A description of how things should be is at http://svn.perl.org/phalanx/structure.pod. Now let's get some updatin'! xoxo, Andy -- Andy ...
    Andy LesterAndy Lester
    Dec 2, 2004 at 4:05 am
    Dec 6, 2004 at 2:33 am
  • Hi, I am urgently in need of some study material that deals with using perl in QA process. How is functionality testing done using perl. How is performance testing done using perl. How does perl help ...
    Subbarayan, SridharSubbarayan, Sridhar
    Dec 15, 2004 at 6:54 am
    Dec 18, 2004 at 3:26 pm
  • I thought some of you might find this of interest and then I realized that a Test::Cookbook might be useful. Here's a problem I recently faced and how I solved it: Problem: POD is incomplete in a ...
    OvidOvid
    Dec 7, 2004 at 9:46 pm
    Dec 7, 2004 at 10:37 pm
  • =head1 Announcing the Do-It-Yourself Phalanx 100! The Phalanx 100 is a list of the "top 100" modules on CPAN, and by extension, those that should have the most attention paid to them by the Phalanx ...
    Andy LesterAndy Lester
    Dec 21, 2004 at 1:37 am
    Dec 21, 2004 at 1:37 am
  • =head1 Announcing the Do-It-Yourself Phalanx 100! The Phalanx 100 is a list of the "top 100" modules on CPAN, and by extension, those that should have the most attention paid to them by the Phalanx ...
    Andy LesterAndy Lester
    Dec 21, 2004 at 1:27 am
    Dec 21, 2004 at 1:27 am
  • file: $CPAN/authors/id/P/PE/PETDANCE/Test-Harness-2.45_01.tar.gz size: 59764 bytes md5: ad3c49dea2dfdd4fd2a70cc8ffa11c36 We've finally given up on the code in Test::Harness that tries to print a ...
    Andy LesterAndy Lester
    Dec 18, 2004 at 5:07 am
    Dec 18, 2004 at 5:07 am
  • http://svn.schwern.org/svn/CPAN/Test-Legacy/trunk or svn://svn.schwern.org/CPAN/Test-Legacy/trunk or http://www.pobox.com/~schwern/src/Test-Legacy-1.2501.tar.gz or a CPAN near you. Test::Legacy is a ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Dec 15, 2004 at 12:17 pm
    Dec 15, 2004 at 12:17 pm
  • http://www.pobox.com/~schwern/src/Test-Legacy-0.01_01.tar.gz or http://svn.schwern.org/svn/CPAN/Test-Legacy/trunk/ or svn://svn.schwern.org/CPAN/Test-Legacy/trunk/ or a CPAN near you Test::Legacy is ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Dec 12, 2004 at 12:28 am
    Dec 12, 2004 at 12:28 am
  • After quite a bit of feedback on the first beta, I'm pleased to announce the second beta. Get it from: http://cpanplus.xs4all.nl/~kane/CPANPLUS-0.050_02.tar.gz Or soon, a CPAN near you. Changes for ...
    Jos I. BoumansJos I. Boumans
    Dec 10, 2004 at 4:38 pm
    Dec 10, 2004 at 4:38 pm
  • I've set up anonymous read-only access to my Subversion repo, so anyone that wants to play with libtap easily can now: svn checkout svn://jc.ngo.org.uk/nik/libtap/trunk/ Share and enjoy. N
    Clayton, NikClayton, Nik
    Dec 8, 2004 at 11:17 pm
    Dec 8, 2004 at 11:17 pm
  • The repositories for Test-Simple and ExtUtils-MakeMaker [1] have moved to svn.schwern.org. [2] Web & DAV http://svn.schwern.org/svn/CPAN/ Anon SVN svn://svn.schwern.org/CPAN/ WebSVN ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Dec 5, 2004 at 11:20 pm
    Dec 5, 2004 at 11:20 pm
  • Greetings, After a prolonged period of merely bugfixes, this day marks the release of a new feature release (and ground up rewrite) of CPANPLUS: 0.050_01 This feature release prepares us for the next ...
    Jos I. BoumansJos I. Boumans
    Dec 3, 2004 at 4:45 pm
    Dec 3, 2004 at 4:45 pm
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