Rough Guide to CPAN Testing

Rough Guide to CPAN Testing

By BinGOs from
Date: Wednesday, 13 August 2008 14:10
Duration: 30 minutes
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: BinGOs, Leon Brocard (‎acme‎), Barbie, Salve J. Nilsen (‎sjn‎), jonasbn, Steffen Mueller, JJ Allen, Luis Motta Campos (‎LMC‎), Philippe Bruhat (‎BooK‎), Søren Døygaard, Darius Jokilehto, William Travis Holton, Bern, Vincent Pit (‎vincent‎), Nicholas Clark, Martin Kutter, Arne Sommer (‎Arne‎), Abe Timmerman (‎abeltje‎), Adam Kennedy (‎Alias‎), Sébastien Aperghis-Tramoni (‎maddingue‎), Jozef Kutej (‎jozef‎),