Gentlemen, a call to arms!

Matt S Trout dbix-class at
Thu Oct 12 19:27:16 BST 2006

Dave Hodgkinson wrote:
> On 12 Oct 2006, at 11:41, Paul Makepeace wrote:
>> If production freezing is so important to Catalyst why is the project
>> not specifying the particular versions of ALL its modules, internal &
>> external, at release time? build_requires => { 'Test::MockObject' =>
>> '=1.23' } or whatever the format is. That way you insulate yourselves
>> from regressions because you're bolting your installation down on
>> every external dependency.
> I'd go the other way: why wasn't Catalyst tested on the latest/greatest
> versions of everything before it was shipped?

It was. Then there was a release of Test::MockObject.

Hopefully my upthread discussion with chromatic will end up with a result of 
us finding out before the next release if any bugfixes he's made expose bugs 
in our test suites so we can get a release out to fix those before his ships.

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