Devel::Cover recommendations... or maybe not?

Paul Johnson paul at
Thu Mar 15 11:29:06 GMT 2007

On Thu, Mar 15, 2007 at 10:45:36AM +0000, Matt Wilson wrote:
> On 3/15/07, Paul Johnson <paul at> wrote:
> >> > - Devel::Cover might have bugs.
> >>
> >> It does, definitely. We've used it extensively - all our internal
> >> modules have it running against them daily to ensure we have high
> >> coverage - and there are definitely a few internal gotchas. However,
> >> all in all it's pretty good.
> >
> >Do I already have bug reports for those gotchas?
> Possibly. Possibly not. I only recall that somebody here was having,
> or thought they were having, some issues with the numbers being
> returned. *waves arms vaguely*

Ha!  May I point you to the notice saying that this is alpha code?

*ducks and runs*

But seriously, I'm not aware of any bugs leading to incorrect coverage
figures.  This doesn't mean that there aren't any of course, nor even
that I shouldn't be aware of any.  But if someone finds a bug and wants
it fixed, well ...

Paul Johnson - paul at

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