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  • Ok, now I understand what's going on... Thanks, LTjake and barbie.

    Meanwhile, I take it as there's probably nothing to do about that failed test,
    is there? I mean, the page for that module will continue to state that it
    fails, when it doesn't... am I correct? :-|

    Is the problem kind of random? Or are just the machines testing modules
    randomly selected? :-) I suppose there is some chance that a new release may
    or may not fail... right?
    • Since no one has been able to track down the problem, it seems justified to call it "random."

      My own personal testing machine (cpansmoke at alternation dot net - i586-linux 2.4.22-4tr) tests all incoming distributions. Some people only test certain modules. Some might use CPANPLUS to install modules and have reporting turned on -- thus creating tester reports. So, i guess it varies quite a bit.

      As far as I can tell, once a report is sent, it's written in stone. But that one failed test is not something I'd