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Bug#507548: ITP: libtest-needsdisplay-perl -- Ensure that tests needing a display have one

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Damyan Ivanov <dmn@debian.org>

* Package name    : libtest-needsdisplay-perl
  Version         : 1.05
  Upstream Author : Adam Kennedy <adamk@cpan.org>
* URL             : http://search.cpan.org/dist/Test-NeedsDisplay/
* License         : same as Perl (GPL-1+ | Artistic)
  Programming Lang: Perl
  Description     : Ensure that tests needing a display have one

  When testing GUI applications, sometimes applications or modules
  absolutely insist on a display, even just to load a module without
  actually showing any objects.
  Regardless, this makes GUI applications pretty much impossible to
  build and test on headless or automated systems. And it fails to the
  point of not even running the Makefile.PL script because a dependency
  needs a display so it can be loaded to find a version.
  In these situations, what is needed is a fake display.
  The Test::NeedsDisplay module will search around and try to find a way
  to load some sort of display that can be used for the testing.

Test-NeedsDisplay is needed during Padre build. Will be maintained under
the umbrella of the Debian Perl Group.

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