Category Archives: cpan-testers

How to find the CPAN Testers Authors FAQ

If you are a CPAN author and have ever been stumped how to get CPAN Testers to do something (or stop doing something) when testing your distribution, you should read the CPAN Author FAQ on the CPAN Testers wiki. leont pointed out on IRC that the CPAN Author FAQ is very hard to find and […]

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CPAN Testers 2.0 passes the million report mark

Judging from the monitoring graph, CPAN Testers 2.0 received its millionth report in early September. This is nearly one-eighth of the 8.3 million reports contributed since the start of CPAN Testers. The CT 2.0 server has been averaging just over 14 reports submitted per minute this week. If that submission rate holds up, September will […]

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Are you ready for CPAN Testers 2.0?

If you haven't seen the official notice, the CPAN Testers project is migrating from using email to send reports (CPAN Testers 1.0) to using web-based submission (CPAN Testers 2.0). As of September 1, 2010, the old email list will be shut down and only web submissions will be accepted. I've just updated the "quick-start" documentation […]

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My OSCON talks are online

I've posted my OSCON talks (one regular talk and one lightning talk) in my Talks page. But for those wanting direct links, here they are: Free QA! -- a non-technical talk about the history and social architecture choices of the CPAN Testers project Perl 5, Version 13 -- a lightning talk summarizing notable changes in […]

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How to join the CPAN Testers 2.0 Public Beta

In case you missed the recent launch announcement, CPAN Testers 2.0 is live and the email mailing list used to submit CT 1.0 reports will be shut down around August 31, 2010. I consider this the start of the "public beta" period for CT 2.0. Most of the beta testers so far have been experienced […]

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