Last night Schwern dropped in on #perl-qa and we began discussing some changes he’d like to see to Test::Output. As it turns out one of the things that he was interested in, I’d already been working on but had gotten stuck. Within a couple of seconds he gave me a working solution, and today it was implemented.
Directing STDERR to STDOUT using 2>&1 on the command line is quite common, it would be nice if Test::Output could provide the same function. Now it can.
The following functions have now been added to make this possible: