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From Stas Bekman <>
Subject Re: Using A::T on Windows
Date Tue, 16 Mar 2004 18:02:31 GMT
William McKee wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 15, 2004 at 06:25:27PM -0800, Stas Bekman wrote:
>>No, that's not fine. I've misread the code. Apache::TestRunPerl requires 
>>mod_perl. I'm updating the docs. You need to use Apache::TestRun if you 
>>don't want to run mod_perl.
> Excellent. Using TestRun simply skips the response tests. Very smart.


>>Admittedly it'd be better to call it Apache::TestRunModPerl, but the 
>>assumption that Perl == mod_perl (of course mod_cgi could be just as well). 
>>May be we could have changed it but we don't want to break test suites of 
>>people who use that name.
> I'm guessing that not many folks who are using A::T are subclassing
> TestRun directly. Perhaps there could be a TestRunCGI module to help
> differentiate which module to subclass. I'm not sure that would have
> helped me much though since I would have ignorantly tried to use the
> same TEST.PL script in both locations (on a mod_perl enabled and
> non-mod_perl enabled server), not realizing everything that's going on
> behind the scenes.

I think all is needed is a good clear documentation. And Apache::TestRunPerl 
will now tell you if you try to use it w/o having mod_perl.

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

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