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Curtis Jewell
August 21, 2009 14:39
Re: A few questions about setting up a Perl smoker:
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On Fri, 21 Aug 2009 23:04 +0200, "Bram" <> wrote:
> Citeren Curtis Jewell <>:
> > 1) What can I do if my outbound mail server only supports TLS for
> > authentication? (I can get CPAN test reports sent out once I configure
> > it for such, but it doesn't look like there's support in Test::Smoke for
> > such a mailer.  Should I write such support in?)
> >
> > fyi: Mailer information is at
> >
> A long time ago I submitted a patch for Test::Smoke which made it  
> possible to 'send' reports via www; (that is; forward them to a server  
> on an internet via http and let that server mail them to the list)
> This patch can be found on  
> It was written for Test::Smoke 1.32 so I'm not sure if it still  
> apply's cleanly.
> (If you need a server on the internet to forward the mail to  
> perl-daily-build.reports then feel free to contact me off-list)

That would be interesting... If I don't hear anything else, I'll check
back with you in a few weeks or so.

> > 2) How do you automatically pick up the newest snapshots? Any "magic
> > URL?"
> Which newest snapshots do you mean? [I'm assuming you mean newest  
> snapshots of Test::Smoke and not newest snapshots of perl/blead]

Actually, I meant newest snapshots of perl, both blead and maint-5.10
versions. Should have been clearer the first time.

> Unfortunally, no such magic url/tool exists... (it's been on my todo  
> list for a long time tho but I'm only good at postponing things. :( )

I take it you're Test::Smoke's maintainer?

Reason I said a few weeks or so earlier is that I'm rewriting the code
(again) to build Strawberry Perl at the moment, (I help maintain IT) and
I want to get that done first. :)

> Best regards,
> Bram
Curtis Jewell

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