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Daily archive for Sunday, 13 October 2013

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CPAN Testers: CPAN Testers Summary - Oct 2013 - What's THIS For...!

So the big news for Spetember was the CPAN Testers Server upgrade. I posted progress on the mailing list, as well as via a Questhub quest, and was hoping no-one would be caught unawares, sadly some were. Despite a few initial hiccups the migration fr [...]

CPAN Testers: 30 Million Reports

Congratulations to Nigel Horne for submitting the 30 millionth CPAN Testers Report. The report itself was a PASS for DBI.

There have been a couple of milestones over the pass few days, and goes to prove that CPAN Testers is going from strength to stre [...]

CPAN Testers: CPAN Testers Server Upgrade

Please be advised that the CPAN Testers server will be getting an upgrade this weekend. As such there will be some downtime while we port the data across.

I'm planning on porting the basics on Friday, and the start the heavy work of porting the databa [...]

CPAN Testers: CPAN Testers Summary - Sep 2013 - Die Mensch-Maschine

During August the CPAN Testers Reports server suffered a problem with the RAID array. Thankfully, it just needed the disk to be re-mirrored. However, this did mean that for a couple of weeks the server, and the websites did seem unresponsive. To less [...]

CPAN Testers: CPAN Testers Summary - Aug 2013 - Trans-Europe Express

If you haven't come across QuestHub, you might want to take a look at the Perl Realm. It's essentially a TODO list of tasks and projects, which can earn you points, if you like to game these sorts of things. There are several stencils to help get you [...]

CPAN Testers: Misconceptions & Misunderstandings

While there are many who really appreciate the work of CPAN Testers, and value the feedback it gives, but it would seem there are still several people who are less than complimentary. One recently posted about what they see as wrong with the project [...]

CPAN Testers: CPAN Testers Summary - Jul 2013 - Computerwelt

Last month we passed 32 million reports, with Chris Williams taking the spot with a PASS for Devel-Main-0.003.

The amount of reports we're accumulating has been taking up more and more disk space. We upgraded the disks last year, doubling the capacity [...]

CPAN Testers: CPAN Testers Server Outage

Unfortunately the CPAN Testers server had a RAID failure last week, which on further inspection looks to have been caused by a fault in the swap file. It's all been cleaned up, and many thanks to the guys from Bytemark for helping to get it all back [...]

CPAN Testers: CPAN Testers Summary - Jun 2013 - Hanx!

This month has been reasonably quiet. Although some work has been done to improve the speed of getting reports onto the website, these have mostly been minor tweaks.

The mailing list was a little more vibrant though, with several discussions. Shlomi F [...]

CPAN Testers: CPAN Testers Summary - May 2013 - Now Then...

This month's summary has quite a bit of news and several thank yous.

Firstly, last month we had both the QA Hackathon in Lancaster and the Satellite event in Tokyo. A big thank you to all the sponsors (cPanel, Dijkmat, Dyn, Eligo, Evozon, $foo, Shadow [...]

CPAN Testers: A New Era

In the final moments of the QA Hackathon at the weekend, this report came through the CPAN Testers system to mark some notable progress to the future of CPAN Testers.

The report itself might not look too different from any other report submitted in re [...]

Chris Travers: Writing Reports for LedgerSMB 1.4 part 2: Input Filter Screens
The input filter screen system is designed to be fairly simple and yet easily extended.  This post will cover the overall design of the system, how to handle custom dropdowns, and general reusable components.

In general, common controls and the like ha [...]
Dominique Dumont (dod): Released Perl ptkdb debugger to experimental
Hello Following Gabor’s post, I’ve updated the Debian package for libdevel-ptkdb-perl. This new package is now available in experimental repository. Why not in unstable ? This new version of ptkdb (or is it a fork ?) was heavily changed a [...]
tudorconstantin: Why I'll never leave Romania as a software developer
I am a +Perl software developer for 3 years and I'm a paid software developer for 7 years. I live in Cluj-Napoca, which is the second most populous city in Romania. It's been around 4 years since I started to have this feeling that I wouldn't have th [...]
tudorconstantin: Why I'll never leave Romania as a software developer
I am a +Perl software developer for 3 years and I'm a paid software developer for 7 years. I live in Cluj-Napoca, which is the second most populous city in Romania. It's been around 4 years since I started to have this feeling that I wouldn't have th [...]
Sebastian Willing: Setting up DKIM email signatures with Perl

DKIM may be called as PGP successor: PGP has been used by many people for signing their emails at a time when mostly technical related people had been using the internet. Today, few people still use PGP to sign their emails, but email servers took ov [...]

Sebastian Willing: Setting up DKIM email signatures with Perl

DKIM may be called as PGP successor: PGP has been used by many people for signing their emails at a time when mostly technical related people had been using the internet. Today, few people still use PGP to sign their emails, but email servers took ov [...]

miguel prz (niceperl): (cii) stackoverflow perl report

This is the ten most rated questions at Stack Overflow last week.
Between brackets: [question score / answers count]
Build date: 2013-10-13 07:07:04 GMT


  1. Why does perl oneliner output depend on switch positions - [4/3]
  2. Access referenced parameters in Carp [...]
yuki kimoto: 筆者が開発したCAPNモジュール
 僕が開発したCPANモジュールの紹介です。 DBIx::Custom  データベースへの便利なアクセスをサポートするモジュールです。 ドキュメント 開発 Validator::Custom  HTMLフォームのバリデーションをサポートするモジュールです。 ガイドブック リファレンス 開発 Object::S
David Golden: Only the bravest CPAN warriors need apply
Are you a CPAN warrior? Are you up for a challenge? Read on... I have finally fixed the CPAN.pm branch that implements support for recommends and suggests prerequisites. It seems to work, but CPAN.pm internals are so hairy that I wouldn't be surprise [...]
Yanick Champoux (yanick): Oozing Caribou

Meet Oozie's Workflows

Oozie is a workflow scheduler for Hadoop. But that's not terribly important right now. What is important is that it defines its workflows using an XML dialect. And as all XML things go, the result is... shall we say, less than e [...]

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