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From:
Tony Cook
Date:
November 27, 2014 00:09
Subject:
Re: Trying to understand t/lib/1_compile.t
Message ID:
20141127000908.GU19835@mars.tony.develop-help.com
On Wed, Nov 26, 2014 at 11:12:34AM -0700, Karl Williamson wrote:
> This .t is failing on os390.  It is getting 0, and the expected
> result is greater than 0.  But this makes no sense to me.  What is
> being tested apparently is the number of modules that don't have
> tests for them. These apparently were in __DATA__, but that is now
> empty.  It succeeds on Linux because it adds Net::Cmd and Net::POP3.
> 
> If the goal is to get the number down to 0, why fail when you get
> there, unless it is to claim Schwern's prize money outlined in the
> comment in the file:
> http://www.xray.mpe.mpg.de/mailing-lists/perl5-porters/2001-04/msg01223.html
> 
> My guess is that this test is no longer applicable.

That's how it looks to me too.

Tony

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