Module::Install::AuthorTests - designate tests only run by module authors
This plugin adds the following Module::Install commands:
This declares that the test files found in the directory ./xt
run only if the module is being built by an author. For an explanation, see
You may declare multiple test directories by passing a list of tests. Since
tests are not recursive by default, it should be safe to use a subdirectory of
for author tests, like:
This acts like "author_tests", but will look for tests in directories
as well as in the directory itself.
"Is this being run by an author?" is determined internally by
Module::Install, but at the time of the writing of this version it's
determined by the existence of a directory called .author
. (On VMS, it's _author
.) This directory is created when
is run in a directory where no
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Copyright 2008, Ricardo SIGNES. This program is free software; you can
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