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Id: 45581
Status: resolved
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Queue: Test-Class

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Owner: ADIE [...] cpan.org
Requestors: adamk [...] cpan.org
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Subject: Changes file does not provide dates
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... which makes it really hard to make the decision of how far back you want to set your dependency on (since this decision is usually based on a mix of the changes and the age).
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On Thu Apr 30 02:12:20 2009, ADAMK wrote: Show quoted text
> ... which makes it really hard to make the decision of how far back you > want to set your dependency on (since this decision is usually based on > a mix of the changes and the age).
I could have an argument about how the date shouldn't be an issue - but I'll avoid that pointless digression :-) Can see no harm. Will sort for next release. Cheers, Adrian
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Subject: Re: [rt.cpan.org #45581] Changes file does not provide dates
Date: Sat, 2 May 2009 17:04:49 +1000
To: bug-Test-Class [...] rt.cpan.org
From: Adam Kennedy <adamkennedybackup [...] gmail.com>
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2009/5/1 Adrian Howard via RT <bug-Test-Class@rt.cpan.org>: Show quoted text
> I could have an argument about how the date shouldn't be an issue - but I'll avoid that > pointless digression :-)
Obviously it shouldn't :) Trouble is that sometimes a lot of change happens in a short period of time, and it takes a lot of time for those changes to migrate down into the testing versions of various linux/etc distributions, and then onwards into production releases. If the version you pick to depend on is 2+ years old, it's pretty certain that it is available in the production release of all distros (assuming it's packaged at all). Adam K
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On Sat May 02 03:05:08 2009, adamkennedybackup@gmail.com wrote: Show quoted text
> 2009/5/1 Adrian Howard via RT <bug-Test-Class@rt.cpan.org>:
> > I could have an argument about how the date shouldn't be an issue -
> but I'll avoid that
> > pointless digression :-)
> > Obviously it shouldn't :) > > Trouble is that sometimes a lot of change happens in a short period of > time, and it takes a lot of time for those changes to migrate down > into the testing versions of various linux/etc distributions, and then > onwards into production releases. > > If the version you pick to depend on is 2+ years old, it's pretty > certain that it is available in the production release of all distros > (assuming it's packaged at all). > > Adam K
I consulted backpan since it appears to have accurate dates. I've added them to the Changes file and committed to github. Should be available in next release. Cheers, Ovid
Fixed in Test::Class 0.35
Fixed in Test::Class 0.35


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