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Father Chrysostomos via RT
October 29, 2014 20:46
[perl #123079] v5.21.5-123-gdf8d573 should have bumped $VERSION
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On Wed Oct 29 01:03:39 2014, demerphq wrote:
> On 29 October 2014 06:55, Andreas J. Koenig via RT <
>> wrote:
> > As per subject. Triaging requires version number differentiation.
> > Cpantesters have to rely on the data collected at the source, so there
> > is no way to look into files or try things out to see whether a
> > particular feature is there or is working. We have just the summary of
> > version informations in the test reports. So we urgently need a
> > different version number on every change.

Sorry about that.  It was just a temporary thing that I did not realise would affect the smoking infrastructure.  It’s now resolved with the bona fide upgrade in 64f5fd4.

> This is about FC changing the bundled Test::More without a version bump.
> To save others digging it references this commit. Shouldn't this have been
> picked up by the porting tests?

How would that work?  Wouldn’t the porting tests have to fetch from CPAN everything in cpan/ and compare it?

> commit df8d57333de0f29a6161f8306687739b123fc1f1
> Author: Father Chrysostomos <>
> Date:   Mon Oct 27 12:49:15 2014 -0700
>     Restore previous Test::More::skip functionality
>     Even though it would warn about no skip count, it would default to 1.
>     The latest alpha breaks that, causing test failures on Windows.


Father Chrysostomos

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