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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I generally think of CPAN Testers as trying to reflect the "end user experience" -- and some people just happen to report in bulk using automated smokers. I would rather just have xt tests skipped if AUTOMATED_TESTING is true, since an xt FAIL is meaningless to an end user.

    -- David

  • Is there a reason for assuming all xt tests are "release tests"?

    I'm currently looking at using "xt" for all "extra tests", with "xt/release" for release tests, and "xt/slow" for slow tests.

    I'd want to run the release tests for both automated and release testing (as you've described), but I'd only ever want to run the slow tests if I'd explicitly asked for them.

    Now I could put them in yet another top-level tests directory, but that's getting messy, I'd rather keep all the "extra tests" in the "extra tests" d