Daniel Muey
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NAME

Test::CPAN::README - Validation of the README file in a CPAN distribution

VERSION

This document describes Test::CPAN::README version 0.2

SYNOPSIS

    #!perl

    use Test::More;
    plan skip_all => 'pkg/README tests are only run in RELEASE_TESTING mode.' unless $ENV{'RELEASE_TESTING'};

    eval 'use Test::CPAN::README';
    plan skip_all => 'Test::CPAN::README required for testing the pkg/README file' if $@;

    readme_ok();    # this does the plan
    

or specify the NS instead of getting it from META info:

    readme_ok('Foo::Bar::Baz');    # this does the plan

DESCRIPTION

Validate that README file has the right heading/version line.

INTERFACE

has one exported function: readme_ok

readme_ok([NS])

Tests that the README file contains the correct heading, namely: '<DIST> version <VERSION>\n'

The DIST is determined from META info. You can pass in an alternate name space to use instead.

DIAGNOSTICS

Any issues are turned into a failed tests expect when a README file can not be opened, which dies.

CONFIGURATION AND ENVIRONMENT

Test::CPAN::README requires no configuration files or environment variables.

DEPENDENCIES

Test::Builder

Module::Want

INCOMPATIBILITIES

None reported.

BUGS AND LIMITATIONS

No bugs have been reported.

Please report any bugs or feature requests to bug-test-cpan-readme@rt.cpan.org, or through the web interface at http://rt.cpan.org.

TODO

more types of tests?

any given README file?

AUTHOR

Daniel Muey <http://drmuey.com/cpan_contact.pl>

LICENCE AND COPYRIGHT

Copyright (c) 2013, Daniel Muey <http://drmuey.com/cpan_contact.pl>. All rights reserved.

This module is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself. See perlartistic.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY

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