Removed non-portable self testing gubbins from Makefile.PL
andy at hexten.net
Thu Oct 11 19:03:39 UTC 2007
On 11 Oct 2007, at 19:54, David Golden wrote:
> On 10/11/07, Andy Armstrong <n at rciss.us> wrote:
>> Strawberry is really nice by the way. Better out of the box
>> experience than ActiveState - pretty impressive for an alpha. I
>> gather it has something to do with you DG?
> Thanks. I'm standing on the shoulders of giants, though. I just
> automated the build process from the original Vanilla Perl as a YAPC
> 2006 hackathon project.
Ah! Yes, I recall something about that now. We're all standing on a
big pile of giants :)
> Then I got so annoyed at stupid test failures from hard-coded file
> paths in *.t files that I wrote CPAN::Reporter to have a way to submit
> test reports from Win32. That's turned out to be the bigger, more
> demanding project. ;-)
> See http://win32.perl.org/wiki/index.php?
> to see what work has come *since* the release of Vanilla/Strawberry.
> The advantage of having people actually run tests instead of just
> relying on binary packages is that these kinds of bugs can get flushed
> out and many of them fixed.
Wow. I really must set up a dedicated Windows box for testing.
Anyway, I'm going to use Strawberry instead of ActiveState whenever I
get the chance. Thanks.
Andy Armstrong, hexten.net
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