Living with smart match breakage

Nicholas Clark nick at
Fri Jun 14 14:36:31 BST 2013

On Fri, Jun 14, 2013 at 02:13:00PM +0100, Jason Clifford wrote:
> On Fri, 2013-06-14 at 19:26 +1000, Kieren Diment wrote:
> > Presumably CPAN testing of a blead perl with smartmatch removed/deprecated could pick that up pretty quickly.
> Automated CPAN testing occurs on new releases of modules only doesn't it
> or is there comprehensive testing of every current release on CPAN when
> a new perl is being prepared for release?

For several years now Andreas König has been smoking existing CPAN modules
using development versions of perl. He's found (and we've fixed) a lot of
problems before anyone ever realised that they existed.

Nicholas Clark

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