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bug-Pod-Html-HtmlTree at rt

Apr 11, 2012, 1:48 PM

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[rt.cpan.org #76344] Fails with Pod::HTML 1.12 and higher

<URL: https://rt.cpan.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=76344 >

On Fri Apr 06 04:24:17 2012, ANDK wrote:
> Sample fail report:
>
> http://www.cpantesters.org/cpan/report/19197010
>
> In bleadperl around 5.15.6 appeared Pod::Html 1.12 and since then 1.13,
> 1.14, and 1.1501. With all these there were no PASS reports anymore for
> TOMYHERO/Pod-Html-HtmlTree-0.92.tar.gz anymore.
>
> HTH,

This was probably broken by this perl commit. I don’t understand why libpods needed to be
removed.

commit 3b49d8d9ac841d8ec38ac2df0f97fa500363eec3
Author: Marc Green <marcgreen [at] cpan>
Date: Thu Jun 9 11:37:52 2011 -0400

Remove --libpods feature

Libpods was used to implicitly convert C<> text to links given
that the C<>text was also the text of an =item directive in any
particular perldoc.

I do not plan on reimplementing this feature, or any implicit
linkification for that matter.


ponguile at gmail

Apr 12, 2012, 5:27 PM

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Re: [rt.cpan.org #76344] Fails with Pod::HTML 1.12 and higher [In reply to]

On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 4:48 PM, Father Chrysostomos via RT <
bug-Pod-Html-HtmlTree [at] rt> wrote:

> <URL: https://rt.cpan.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=76344 >
>
> On Fri Apr 06 04:24:17 2012, ANDK wrote:
> > Sample fail report:
> >
> > http://www.cpantesters.org/cpan/report/19197010
> >
> > In bleadperl around 5.15.6 appeared Pod::Html 1.12 and since then 1.13,
> > 1.14, and 1.1501. With all these there were no PASS reports anymore for
> > TOMYHERO/Pod-Html-HtmlTree-0.92.tar.gz anymore.
> >
> > HTH,
>
> This was probably broken by this perl commit. I don’t understand why
> libpods needed to be
> removed.
>

During the Google Summer of Code project to refactor Pod::Html, I asked my
mentors (and I think the IRC channel) what libpods was used for, but no one
knew. Hence, we decided to remove it, as I wouldn't be able to refactor it
if I did not know what it does.

The mistake was removing the argument completely instead of leaving it as a
dummy argument.


> commit 3b49d8d9ac841d8ec38ac2df0f97fa500363eec3
> Author: Marc Green <marcgreen [at] cpan>
> Date: Thu Jun 9 11:37:52 2011 -0400
>
> Remove --libpods feature
>
> Libpods was used to implicitly convert C<> text to links given
> that the C<>text was also the text of an =item directive in any
> particular perldoc.
>
> I do not plan on reimplementing this feature, or any implicit
> linkification for that matter.
>
>

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