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[perl #116961] Data::Dumper 2.143 tests failures on 5.10.1

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James E Keenan via RT
March 7, 2013 02:57
[perl #116961] Data::Dumper 2.143 tests failures on 5.10.1
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On Mon Mar 04 10:40:08 2013, wrote:
> On Sun, Mar 3, 2013 at 9:03 PM, James E Keenan via RT
> <> wrote:
> > [Data-Dumper-2.143-9VJyiY] $ perl -Iblib/lib t/bless.t
> Try 'perl -Mblib t/bless.t'
> -Iblib/lib is not sufficient because it doesn't set up the
> architecture specific library correctly

Ah, that's what I was missing.

> Regardless, if $Data::Dumper::Useperl is true after Data::Dumper is
> loaded, tests MUST NOT override it to false to test XS.
> My opinion is that there should be one set of tests that doesn't touch
> Useperl.  It will be XS or pure perl depending on whether the XS
> works.
> Then have another set of tests that localizes $Useperl to 1.  This
> tests the pure perl variation.  Those tests can be skipped if $Useperl
> is already 1.

I am working on this.  Since there are quite a few test files to look at
it, it will take some time.

Thank you very much.
Jim Keenan

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