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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • You can try downloading it. Either it's two years or just three months out of date, depending on which part of ASPN's entry for POE [activestate.com] you believe.

    The issue has been submitted to ActiveState at least three times over the past couple years. We've officially given up on it and begun releasing our own PPDs. See "Where to Get POE" [perl.org].

    -- Rocco Caputo - troc@pobox.com [mailto] - poe.perl.org [perl.org]

    • It seems that the Linux version fails the automated build process: build status [activestate.com]. The other platforms seem to be up-to-date [activestate.com]. Send me email after OSCON and I'll check what is going on.
      • Would it be a daft idea to suggest you get in touch with module authors whose modules are failing builds?
        --
          ---ict / Spoon
        • No, it is not. But for now I'm not sure if the automated build process doesn't need more work before we start spamming the authors with build failures.

          The problem, as usual, is the tuits to improve this situation. But it looks like we get approval to hire more people for the Camel pit (they tend to get stolen by the other teams).

          I am trying to improve the situation (the automated build process was broken for almost 9 month and was fixed just 3 months ago), but progress has been slower than anticipated

      • Thanks for looking at it, especially while you're away from the office. The failure reads:

        couldn't connect to display "gimlet:10.0" at ... line ....

        It looks like you have a DISPLAY environment variable set without a valid, reachable X server. The test normally will skip if you don't have DISPLAY set. I'll treat the condition as a reason to skip the Tk tests in future versions of POE, and I'll e-mail suggestions to you on Friday.

        -- Rocco Caputo - troc2pobox.com [mailto] - poe.perl.org [perl.org]

  • Both the 5.6 and 5.8 repositories should have the current POE release now.