CPAN Smoking involves downloading the recently added versions of CPAN modules, testing them and reporting the results to the CPAN Testers mailing list.
A long time ago, szabgab asked me whether I can work on setting up a sort of "CPAN Smoking in a Box" archive to smoke CPAN. Later on, when I dubbled a bit in CPAN smoking, I wanted a way to easily automate setting up such an environment under an underprivileged account and on a prefix that will not pollute the rest of the system.
I started writing some scripts to do it, but hit some obstacles and neglected it. The past two weeks, I returned to it and was able to bring it into a usable state.
So I present to you: SmokeAuto. It is a Perl module that enables one to automatically setup a Perl smoking environment. To use it:
Please let me know if you encounter any problems. Smoke yourself senseless!