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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Will reusing the same Firefox process cause a problem?

    Your arguments in favor of reusing the process are very similar to my arguments in favor of running tests in a single process with Test::Aggregate. Even though it's worked very well, a few people raked me over the coals for this decision. I wonder if they'll give you the same level of grief :)

    • A web browser is designed to keep things strictly separated. Perl is, at best, a half-blind chaperonage in a French farce.

      Test::Aggregate is the mod_perl of the testing world. If you take a bunch of things which were all designed to run in their own process once and then terminate and try to smash them together they're going to step all over each other and themselves. It requires careful recrafting, and restricting, of the formerly independent tests for them to all run together. Even then you can't be s