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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Out of curiosity, how often is CPANTS updated (ideally)?

    • Currently, once a week (in the night from saturday to sunday CET). CPANTS now re-examines all of CPAN in each run, which takes ~4-5 hours.

      As soon as I manage to set up incremental testing (only test newly released dists), the interval will go up to daily.

      • incremental testing

        Just a quick note...

        I know that when a module changes ownership it usually gets a new release. But that's "usually", so I thought I'd point out the situation where two users each have a module and one of them uses the other one; the module using the other one gets tranfered to the other user, who now has the two modules but hasn't released a new version of the one he just got. And boom, he still gets a point from another module using one of his, despite the fact that the other module is n
  • Remedy suggestions are a great idea. CPANTS looks more and more useful. One item for feedback -- typo in remedy.

    is_prereq
    Shortcoming: This distribution is not required by another distribution by another author.
    Remedy: Convice / force / bribe another CPAN author to use this distribution.

    Remedy-Remedy: $body =~ s/Convice/Convince/xsm;

    --
    Bill
    # I had a sig when sigs were cool
    use Sig;