Stories
Slash Boxes
Comments
NOTE: use Perl; is on undef hiatus. You can read content, but you can't post it. More info will be forthcoming forthcomingly.

All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

The Fine Print: The following comments are owned by whoever posted them. We are not responsible for them in any way.
 Full
 Abbreviated
 Hidden
More | Login | Reply
Loading... please wait.
  • Surely whatever about the future ExtUtils::MakeMaker is the standard now.

    Why is handling testing dependencies best done in the Makefile.PL/Build.PL? What are the advantages over skipping tests?
    • Why is handling testing dependencies best done in the Makefile.PL/Build.PL?

      I believe that's so that META.yml can express dependencies required for the build properly.

      What are the advantages over skipping tests?

      CPANTS penalizes you for not shipping POD checking tests, but their value to anyone but developers is minimal, for example.