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Incorrect guessing the part of CPANTS

Andy Lester
June 19, 2008 12:52
Incorrect guessing the part of CPANTS
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I looked around at the CPANTS assessment of ack.  It's got some big  

* It thinks that the Util I ship in t/ for the help of tests is a Util  
in another distro.  See

* CPANTS thinks that Win32::File is a prerequisite, when it very  
specifically is not.  The require for Win32::File is in an eval, so it  
is fine if it doesn't exist.  See

* The overview complains about lack of examples and POD coverage. 
   However, neither examples nor POD coverage tests are appropriate  
because ack is a single program, with no user serviceable parts inside.

* And, a suggestion: Add links to the project home page and the  
project's actual bug tracker on


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