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  • In HTML::Widgets::NavMenu I have the following code: <<< sub get_coords_while_skipping_skips { my $self = shift; my $callback = shift; my $coords = shift || $self- get_current_coords(); # line 571 ...
    Shlomi FishShlomi Fish
    Jul 11, 2005 at 4:30 pm
    Jul 14, 2005 at 8:23 pm
  • I'm going through some work to restore Test::More and Test::Harness to work on 5.4.5, minor stuff really, and I'm wondering if its worth the trouble. Has anyone seen 5.004_xx in the wild? And if so, ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jul 3, 2005 at 10:47 pm
    Jul 13, 2005 at 3:01 am
  • If you haven't see AnnoCPAN, it's a new way to share comments on Perl POD: Example: http://www.annocpan.org/dist/Net-ICal-0.15/lib/Net/ICal.pm I have an idea about taking it a step further-- making ...
    Mark StosbergMark Stosberg
    Jul 8, 2005 at 4:25 pm
    Aug 10, 2005 at 10:30 pm
  • I've been pondering custom test runners recently and have hit the familiar problem of Test::Harness::Straps not capturing STDERR, so missing the diagnostics that Test::Builder outputs. A moderately ...
    Adrian HowardAdrian Howard
    Jul 29, 2005 at 1:50 am
    Jul 31, 2005 at 11:58 am
  • Ive been putting together a Test:: module to handle the kind of deep comparison that I think is_deeply should do. Ive noticed some minor issues with the process. Writing test modules isn't well ...
    DemerphqDemerphq
    Jul 3, 2005 at 7:10 am
    Jul 3, 2005 at 9:33 pm
  • Am I imagining things or was there supposed to be a testing tutorial at OSCON with Andy Lester, chromatic and the gang? Or am I thinking of YAPC? -- Michael G Schwern schwern@pobox.com ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jul 20, 2005 at 6:57 pm
    Jul 21, 2005 at 4:47 pm
  • Andy, I have written a patch to approach the TODO item of "prove": Shuffled tests must be recreatable "prove" still works the same, but with extra options to control --shuffle option. prove --shuffle ...
    Adriano FerreiraAdriano Ferreira
    Jul 25, 2005 at 9:10 pm
    Jul 28, 2005 at 9:22 am
  • Barbie's journal, via Ovid, made me aware of patent EP1170667 "Software Package Verification" granted last month in the EU. http://gauss.ffii.org/PatentView/EP1170667 It appears to patent basic ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jul 12, 2005 at 9:01 pm
    Jul 14, 2005 at 11:01 am
  • It's not unheard of for module authors to complain that the automated test reports posted on testers.cpan.org FAIL modules that ought to PASS. Tonight, I wish to make the opposite complaint: that one ...
    James E KeenanJames E Keenan
    Jul 20, 2005 at 2:49 am
    Jul 24, 2005 at 10:00 am
  • <quote The uploaded file Test-Symlink-0.01.tar.gz has entered CPAN as file: $CPAN/authors/id/N/NI/NIKC/Test-Symlink-0.01.tar.gz size: 4123 bytes md5: 9a3797b3d94c3ad73b061bd7b1aa2134 </quote ...
    Nik ClaytonNik Clayton
    Jul 5, 2005 at 1:12 pm
    Jul 6, 2005 at 5:17 pm
  • I've begun using perl's Test modules to do some unit testing on our code and regression testing on some of our web applications. Specificially, I'm using Test::More and prove. However, I have some ...
    Brett SangerBrett Sanger
    Jul 18, 2005 at 1:41 pm
    Aug 5, 2005 at 8:26 am
  • I am having trouble figuring out how to test a Perl script which functions as a command-line utility and which is included with a CPAN-style distribution. For purpose of discussion, let's call the ...
    James E KeenanJames E Keenan
    Jul 8, 2005 at 11:47 pm
    Jul 13, 2005 at 2:49 am
  • Having been a little more prolific on the module front recently I'm interesting in making sure that my own modules pass the kwalitee tests. Preferably before I put them on CPAN. But poking through ...
    Nik ClaytonNik Clayton
    Jul 9, 2005 at 11:53 am
    Jul 11, 2005 at 10:17 pm
  • ... I always thought that Compress::Zlib is just a wrapper around zlib which in turn is C and developed elsewhere (and in stable state for a long time now). What is "(painfully slow) rewrite"?
    Konovalov, VadimKonovalov, Vadim
    Jul 4, 2005 at 12:22 pm
    Jul 5, 2005 at 11:33 am
  • I've just implemented the oft requested Test::Builder::Module. Its a superclass for all Test::Builder based modules that implements an import() method to match what Test::More does and a builder() ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jul 29, 2005 at 10:32 am
    Jul 29, 2005 at 8:17 pm
  • Hello, I'd like to use Test::TAP::HTMLMatrix to better visualize the state of large test runs. However, I can't tell from the docs how to run the test suite such that it gets involved in the process. ...
    Mark StosbergMark Stosberg
    Jul 2, 2005 at 9:59 pm
    Jul 7, 2005 at 12:42 am
  • I'd like to improve HTTP::Recorder. I've contacted Linda Julien (http://search.cpan.org/~leira/) via her CPAN email address, but I've received no response. The module hasn't been touched in over a ...
    Ian LangworthIan Langworth
    Jul 12, 2005 at 11:35 pm
    Jul 26, 2005 at 12:14 pm
  • http://qa.perl.org/phalanx/kwalitee.html says: What is kwalitee? Kwalitee is inexact quality. We don't know exactly what it is, but we know it when we see it. Isn't that backwards? I thought ...
    Nik ClaytonNik Clayton
    Jul 9, 2005 at 11:57 am
    Mar 8, 2006 at 9:26 pm
  • http://www.pobox.com/~schwern/src/Test-Simple-0.60_01.tar.gz or http://svn.schwern.org/svn/CPAN/Test-Simple/trunk or a CPAN near you. I've made a lot of little, detailed changes in the last couple of ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jul 4, 2005 at 1:23 am
    Jul 28, 2005 at 10:55 pm
  • http://qa.perl.org/test-modules.html has a bunch of test modules listed. However, there are no harnesses listed. I know Test::Harness, and I'm going to go read about Test::Builder, but what other ...
    Peter KayPeter Kay
    Jul 25, 2005 at 9:29 pm
    Jul 26, 2005 at 5:27 pm
  • http://testers.cpan.org/show/Test-Simple.html Looking at the CPAN tester results for Test-Simple... why are they suddenly oldest version first? I care about test results from the newest version, not ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jul 23, 2005 at 10:58 am
    Jul 23, 2005 at 12:33 pm
  • This is one of the many features of Test::Cmd, which I a was about to recommend. However, I remember being discouraged from using it, but I'm not sure from where or whom. Does anyone use Test::Cmd? ...
    Ian LangworthIan Langworth
    Jul 12, 2005 at 2:57 am
    Jul 12, 2005 at 10:17 am
  • -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Moin, Leon Brocard (hi! :) did some graphing of various Perl things back in 2001 or so. I thought I'd also do something alike[0]. It can be very hard to follow what ...
    TelsTels
    Jul 10, 2005 at 12:39 pm
    Jul 10, 2005 at 8:09 pm
  • is() supresses "Use of uninitalized value" warnings because its useful to do things like: is( $foo, undef ); which provides more information than ok( !defined $foo ); because if it is defined its ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jul 2, 2005 at 2:25 am
    Jul 2, 2005 at 8:50 pm
  • Thanks to help from a number of people here, I now have a better understanding of how Test::TAP::HTMLMatrix is used. I would like to see it integrated with 'prove', and have looked into what this ...
    Mark StosbergMark Stosberg
    Jul 8, 2005 at 3:17 pm
    Jul 8, 2005 at 4:07 pm
  • As I write my first set of Test::Builder based tests I'm looking for a way to test the tests themselves, and make sure that they're doing the right thing. A quick peruse of CPAN has thrown up ...
    Nik ClaytonNik Clayton
    Jul 2, 2005 at 2:05 pm
    Jul 2, 2005 at 11:09 pm
  • What's going on with overloading in 0.60? The docs say it will compare a string-overloaded object with a string but when I run the code below I get ======= # x = stringy not ok 1 # Failed test ...
    Fergal DalyFergal Daly
    Jul 1, 2005 at 2:08 pm
    Jul 1, 2005 at 9:57 pm
  • The uploaded file Test-SerialFork-0.01.tar.gz has entered CPAN as file: $CPAN/authors/id/P/PM/PMH/Test-SerialFork-0.01.tar.gz size: 3891 bytes md5: 087b258311b0265ad96946bfd7feb0e9 This module allows ...
    Peter HaworthPeter Haworth
    Jul 28, 2005 at 8:13 am
    Jul 28, 2005 at 8:13 am
  • <quote The uploaded file Test-Unix-Group-0.01.tar.gz has entered CPAN as file: $CPAN/authors/id/N/NI/NIKC/Test-Unix-Group-0.01.tar.gz size: 6455 bytes md5: 497cba10cde46dcfb8f48b1de7238f8e </quote ...
    Nik ClaytonNik Clayton
    Jul 7, 2005 at 7:42 am
    Jul 7, 2005 at 7:42 am
  • <quote The uploaded file Test-Unix-User-0.01.tar.gz has entered CPAN as file: $CPAN/authors/id/N/NI/NIKC/Test-Unix-User-0.01.tar.gz size: 7007 bytes md5: c3506dce32b5f841b1e6e7e351757556 </quote From ...
    Nik ClaytonNik Clayton
    Jul 7, 2005 at 7:40 am
    Jul 7, 2005 at 7:40 am
  • Fix a problem with the "easy way" of doing things. Warn if Test::Tester isn't the first Test::Builder module loaded as this can cause problems when doing things the easy way.
    Fergal DalyFergal Daly
    Jul 5, 2005 at 12:29 am
    Jul 5, 2005 at 12:29 am
  • Yes. To be precice, the indexer on PAUSE will ignore it. But don't forget to write it with quotes around. -- andreas
    Andreas J. KoenigAndreas J. Koenig
    Jul 4, 2005 at 7:46 pm
    Jul 4, 2005 at 7:46 pm
  • Indeed I understood incorrectly first time, but you shed quite many light on other important aspects of Compress::Zlib (which is in now the Perl core, as everyone already know :) Thanks!
    Konovalov, VadimKonovalov, Vadim
    Jul 4, 2005 at 2:13 pm
    Jul 4, 2005 at 2:13 pm
  • No change to the module but one of the test scripts needed fixing because it was doing something improper that used to be harmless but isn't anymore. F
    Fergal DalyFergal Daly
    Jul 2, 2005 at 11:11 pm
    Jul 2, 2005 at 11:11 pm
  • <Zim MY BUSINESS IS DONE!</Zim Test diagnostics now look like this: not ok 21 - foo is bar? # Failed test 'foo is bar?' # in t/foo.t at line 40. # got: 'foo' # expected: 'bar' If there's no ...
    Michael G SchwernMichael G Schwern
    Jul 1, 2005 at 11:53 pm
    Jul 1, 2005 at 11:53 pm
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