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Curtis Jewell
October 29, 2014 22:57
Re: [perl #123079] v5.21.5-123-gdf8d573 should have bumped $VERSION
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On Wed, Oct 29, 2014, at 14:46, Father Chrysostomos via RT wrote:
> 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?

Not necessarily, I would think. It would just have to use the Git
plumbing to get what files changed in the last X revisions, and see if
those changes included changing the $VERSION for .pm files that already
included one.

--Curtis Jewell
Curtis Jewell 
"Your random numbers are not that random" -- perl-5.10.1.tar.gz/util.c

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