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Subject: [PATCH] Devel::Cover test 't/at2.t' failure
Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2008 16:25:15 +0100
To: bug-Devel-Cover [...] rt.cpan.org
From: "Dave Turner" <dave.c.turner [...] googlemail.com>
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Hi, In trying to install Devel::Cover from CPAN, I have a failed test: t/at2.t The problem is that my username 'dct25' contains the string 't2' so when running the coverage test on the file 't2' the -select directive (which selects the test name, i.e., 't2') overrides the -ignore directive (which should ignore any modules installed in my local $HOME/perl/lib) so it ends up testing a lot more code than it should Clearly this is a local problem and it is unreasonable to avoid all possible substrings of usernames. Clearly also I can hack around this local issue by renaming the test, say, 't3'. I have done this and it passes. Perhaps the -select directive for running the test could be made more specific? Attached is: Devel-Cover--username-clash.patch: A one-line fix that works for me. Devel-Cover--cpan-install-log.txt: the output from cpan -i Devel::Cover Devel-Cover--prove-at2.{txt,err.bz2}: the results on STDOUT and STDERR of running DEVEL_COVER_DEBUG=1 prove -v t/at2.t Cheers, Dave

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Thanks very much for this report and patch. If you still have problems please reopen this ticket. Thanks again,


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