cpanm-reporter - send cpanm output to CPAN Testers
New to CPAN Testers' reporting? No problem! Just run:
> cpanm-reporter --setup
And we will walk you through everything you need :)
(if you already use CPAN::Reporter, you can safely skip the setup)
Call cpanm as you normally would:
> cpanm Moose Catalyst::Runtime Data::Printer ...
then, just call cpanm-reporter:
--version Shows version number and exits --help Shows basic usage help and exits --build_dir=PATH Where your build directory is, containing each dist's subdir. Default: $HOME/.cpanm/latest-build --build_logfile=PATH Where the build.log is. Default: $BUILD_DIR/build.log --verbose (or -v) Extra output --quiet (or -q) As little output as possible (voids -v) --setup Sets up the CPAN Testers configuration for you --only=A::B,C::D,... Only send reports for these modules --exclude=A::B,... Don't send reports for these modules
This app properly parses the output of cpanm (
build.log) to automatically generate and send reports to the CPAN Testers database.
cpanm has quickly become one of the most used CPAN clients out there, but it doesn't come with a native way to generate and send test reports to the CPAN Testers infrastructure. This standalone app is able to interact with your cpanm after you install a module, and do that for you.
You can use configuration files with different names and locations by setting the following environment variables:
The base directory in which your '
config.ini' file resides. Defaults to your home directory (if you're using Linux or OS X) or to the 'my documents' folder (if you're running Windows).
In case you don't want to change just the base directory but the entire file's path and name, you can set this variable to point at the new 'config.ini' file.
If you called
cpanm-reporter --setup, you can also set
PERL_MM_USE_DEFAULT to true and it will answer any prompted question automatically with its default value, if possible.
This is a standalone tool that reads cpanm's
build.log file, meaning it can potentially be run any time after cpanm has done its thing. As such, you must be cautious to only run this tool right after you run cpanm, otherwise your whole environment may have changed, rendering the report useless - maybe even turning it into a disservice.
As such, we will *only* parse build.log files last modified up to 30 minutes before. You can override this by passing the
--force flag to cpanm-reporter, but please take good care to avoid sending bogus reports.
cpanm currently does not record the output into your build.log file if you pass the "verbose" argument to it, either
-v. If you used those when installing dists,
cpanm-reporter won't find anything to send :(
cpanm-reporter is an external, auxiliary tool to cpanm. Since they're not attached, you must take care not to change perls or local-libs between installing distributions with
cpanm and generating/sending the reports with
cpanm-reporter. If you're not a power user, you don't have to worry about this. Just remember to run cpanm-reporter immediately after cpanm and everything will be fine :)
Breno G. de Oliveira
Copyright (c) 2012-2013, Breno G. de Oliveira
<email@example.com>. 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.
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