Testing with ourselves.
andy at hexten.net
Thu Sep 13 00:16:50 BST 2007
On 13 Sep 2007, at 00:00, Michael G Schwern wrote:
> MakeMaker, Module::Build and Test::More all test and install
> themselves with
> themselves. From experience, broken or out of date installed
> versions are
> persistent, annoying problems once you start getting lots of users
> doing installs.
OK, I'll buy that. I'm still uneasy about the self certification aspect.
Does cpan just look at the exit code from make test / ./Build test to
decide whether the tests passed? If so - and we release a version
that always exits with zero on some random platform then that would
Maybe I should stop worrying about it and get back to making coverage
Andy Armstrong, hexten.net
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