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From Stas Bekman <>
Subject Re: + Apache::Test
Date Fri, 23 Jan 2004 22:52:43 GMT
Stas Bekman wrote:
> Perrin Harkins wrote:
>> I'm sure this has been discussed before, but is there any way of doing
>> something to make Apache::Test not crash and burn when I try to install
>> it from the CPAN shell?  At the moment I can't install it through the
>> shell, which also breaks libapreq, Bricolage, etc.  I had to
>> force the install.  I'd prefer no tests at all to blowing up and killing
>> my bundle install.
>> I suppose this is as much a CPAN shell issue as anything, since there
>> just isn't a nice way to tell it to skip the tests, or to have it run as
>> a non-privileged user until the install.
> This is already resolved in the cvs version, and pending a new release, 
> after some of the folks here will report that it's all working.

Oh, from seeing your followup to the modperl list, I can see you were talking 
about the 'install-as-root' problem and not missing -httpd/-apxs issue (please 
be more specific in the future). So no, this problem hasn't been resolved.

I guess instead of dieing we could have prompted the user whether they wanted 
to skip the test (suggesting the possible implications), but not skip it by 

Stas Bekman            JAm_pH ------> Just Another mod_perl Hacker     mod_perl Guide --->

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