[PATCH 2/3] autodetect Perl packages
Niko Tyni [2014-09-08 14:49 +0300]:
> The purpose is to re-use the upstream build time test suite and run
> it against the installed modules. (The distinction between source and
> binary is rather hazy with script languages, of course.)
> For this we need the build dependencies installed (hence "build-deps"
> [not "buildtime-deps"]) because they usually include quite a few Test::*
> modules needed by the test suite. We don't want/need the original source
> tree around, though.
Thanks for clarifying.
> The "runtime-deps" tests do much less because it's hard to come
> up with other generic tests there apart from "use Some::Module".
So that one isn't actually supposed to run any upstream tests, but
just check that you can load the module? This should indeed spot
missing binary depends.
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