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From:
yary
Date:
June 27, 2015 17:55
Subject:
Re: Why does File::Path not respond to 'cover'?
Message ID:
CAG2CFAZbqfUANPmcV1AV0kCEdk2W7mLxxOzGNyG79Y8smobC7g@mail.gmail.com
I believe that Devel::Cover excludes core modules, so that "your code"
isn't influenced by modules that are included (perhaps indirectly). Seek
out a switch/hash/regexp/sub to modify that behavior, there is one
somewhere!

-y

On Fri, Jun 26, 2015 at 10:08 PM, James E Keenan <jkeen@verizon.net> wrote:

> Richard Elberger and I recently received co-maintenance bits on the
> File-Path distribution.  As is my wont, I ran it through Devel::Cover --
> but was surprised to see that 'cover' reported zero coverage.
>
> #####
> $ perl Makefile.PL && make
> Generating a Unix-style Makefile
> Writing Makefile for File::Path
> Writing MYMETA.yml and MYMETA.json
> Skip blib/lib/File/Path.pm (unchanged)
> Manifying blib/man3/File::Path.3
>
> $ HARNESS_PERL_SWITCHES=-MDevel::Cover make test
> PERL_DL_NONLAZY=1 /home/jkeenan/perl5/perlbrew/perls/perl-5.20.1/bin/perl
> "-MExtUtils::Command::MM" "-MTest::Harness" "-e" "undef
> *Test::Harness::Switches; test_harness(0, 'blib/lib', 'blib/arch')" t/*.t
> t/Path-Class.t .. ok
> t/Path.t ........ 1/152 bug487319/symlink for bug487319/symlink: No such
> file or directory at t/Path.t line 369.
> t/Path.t ........ ok
> t/pod.t ......... skipped: PERL_AUTHOR_TESTING environment variable not
> set (or zero)
> t/taint.t ....... ok
> All tests successful.
> Files=4, Tests=190,  1 wallclock secs ( 0.04 usr  0.00 sys +  0.99 cusr
> 0.03 csys =  1.06 CPU)
> Result: PASS
>
> $ cover
> Reading database from /home/jkeenan/gitwork/File-Path/cover_db
>
>
> ----------------------------------- ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
> ------
> File                                  stmt   bran   cond    sub   time
> total
> ----------------------------------- ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
> ------
> blib/lib/File/Path.pm                  0.0    0.0    0.0    0.0    n/a
>  0.0
> Total                                  0.0    0.0    0.0    0.0    n/a
>  0.0
> ----------------------------------- ------ ------ ------ ------ ------
> ------
>
>
> HTML output written to
> /home/jkeenan/gitwork/File-Path/cover_db/coverage.html
> done.
> #####
>
> I hypothesized that perhaps results would be different if I were to move
> ./Path.pm to lib/File/Path.pm -- but I got the same results.
>
> Does anyone know why File-Path is unresponsive to 'cover'?
>
> Thank you very much.
> Jim Keenan
>

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