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James E Keenan via RT
May 15, 2012 17:58
[perl #112924] [PATCH] Clarify test instructions in INSTALL
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On Mon May 14 06:02:08 2012, doughera wrote:
> While trying to track down a failed test, I found the instructions
> in the INSTALL file to be less than optimal.  
> This patch re-orders the suggestions to put the ones most likely
> to work first, clarifies which directory you should be in, and
> moves a "see-also" type reference to where it is more likely to be 
> useful.

+1 to this patch.

In other contexts (e.g., Parrot), people are accustomed to running a
program called some variation of "harness" and often expect that program
to be what, in some sense, "'make test' does."

In contrast, having to say something like '-MTest::Init' is more arcane.
 It certainly took me months to wrap my head around it.

Thank you very much.
Jim Keenan

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