Rough Guide to CPAN Testing

Rough Guide to CPAN Testing

By BinGOs from pound-perl.pm
Date: Wednesday, 13 August 2008 14:10
Duration: 30 minutes
Language:
Tags: cpan smoke test testing

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CPAN Testing is an effort to set up a Quality Assurance (QA) team for CPAN modules, comprised
of a globally diverse group of individuals, maintained a diverse collection of operating environments.

This talk aims to illustrate the processes and mechanisms associated with CPAN smoke testing,
as experienced by a veteran CPAN Tester, including the following topics:

- What is CPAN Testing?
- The tools of CPAN Testing
- How do we know what modules to test?
- The problems and dangers of CPAN Testing
- Scaled up CPAN Testing
- Future developments

A CPAN Testers BOF is planned to provide a longer discussion time for testers.


Attended by: Philippe Bruhat (‎BooK‎), Sébastien Aperghis-Tramoni (‎Maddingue‎), Nicholas Clark, Léon Brocard (‎acme‎), Barbie, JJ Allen, Salve J. Nilsen (‎sjn‎), Abe Timmerman (‎abeltje‎), jonasbn, Arne Sommer (‎Arne‎), Luis Motta Campos (‎LMC‎), BinGOs, Søren Døygaard, William Travis Holton, Bern, Jozef Kutej (‎jozef‎), Adam Kennedy (‎Alias‎), Martin Kutter, Steffen Mueller, Vincent Pit (‎vincent‎), Darius Jokilehto,