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Id: 14483
Status: resolved
Worked: 15 min
Priority: 0/
Queue: Algorithm-Merge

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Owner: cpan [...] jamesmith.com
Requestors: tom@eborcom.com (no email address)
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Bug Information
Severity: Important
Broken in: 0.05
Fixed in: (no value)



Subject: make test fails with Perl 5.8.7
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I've tried installing Algorithm::Merge on FreeBSD 5.4-RELEASE with Perl 5.8.7 on two separate machines and observed the same test failure. With Perl 5.8.2 all tests pass. I notice that no CPAN Test reports for this module use 5.8.7, so they have not uncovered the problem. Here's the output I see: % perl Makefile.PL Checking if your kit is complete... Looks good Writing Makefile for Algorithm::Merge % make test cp Merge.pm blib/lib/Algorithm/Merge.pm PERL_DL_NONLAZY=1 /usr/bin/perl "-MExtUtils::Command::MM" "-e" "test_harness(0, 'blib/lib', 'blib/arch')" t/*.t t/00basic....ok t/10merge....ok t/20diff.....ok 1/17 t/20diff.....NOK 10# Failed test (t/20diff.t at line 92) # Structures begin differing at: # $got->[0] = Does not exist # $expected->[0] = ARRAY(0x8077fc0) # Looks like you failed 1 test of 17. t/20diff.....dubious Test returned status 1 (wstat 256, 0x100) DIED. FAILED test 10 Failed 1/17 tests, 94.12% okay Failed Test Stat Wstat Total Fail Failed List of Failed ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- t/20diff.t 1 256 17 1 5.88% 10 Failed 1/3 test scripts, 66.67% okay. 1/57 subtests failed, 98.25% okay. *** Error code 1 This failure occurs with Algorithm::Merge 0.05 with Algorithm::Diff 1.15 already installed - both the latest versions. Let me know if I can provide any more information or if I've missed something. Thanks, Tom
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Possible change in how arrays are autovivified. Explicitely checked for condition that caused the failure.


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