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CPAN::Testers::Report - Creates CPAN Testers test-report objects


  use CPAN::Testers::Report;
  use JSON::DWIW;

  my $serialized_report;

    my $test_report = CPAN::Testers::Report->new() ||
        die CPAN::Testers::Report->errstr();
    $test_report->comments('..This is a computer-generated test report..');
    $test_report->dist('Test-Reporter-1.34') || die $test_report->errstr();
    $test_report->from('Adam J. Foxson <>') ||
        die $test_report->errstr();
    $test_report->grade('pass') || die $test_report->errstr();

    # generate a JSON serialization of test-report object ("client side")
    my $json_obj = JSON::DWIW->new({pretty => 1});
    $serialized_report = $json_obj->to_json($test_report);

  # transport magic pixie dust! ($serialized_report transmitted via HTTP)

    # reconstitue the object ("server side")
    my $json_obj = JSON::DWIW->new();
    my $test_report = $json_obj->from_json($serialized_report);
    bless $test_report, 'CPAN::Testers::Report';

    # methods may now be called against the reconstituted object..
    print $test_report->grade(), "\n";


This module is a component of the next-generation implementation of the CPAN Tester's stack. Once completed, this distribution and its constituents will obsolete Test::Reporter.

This module provides an abstraction for test reports. An object of this type will encapsulate all data and information about a single, specific test report. This object can then be submitted to a user's transport of choice for delivery.

This is a developer's release. The interface is not stable (but will be soon); The API may change at any time without notice. This module is not yet recommended for general use, but testing is highly encouraged.


These objects are generated specifically with serialization in mind.

Below, please find a sample test report in JSON:

{ "_interpreter_vers_numeric":"5.8.8", "_grade":"PASS", "_from":"Adam J. Foxson <>", "_config": { "gnulibc_version":"", "uname":"uname", "longdblsize":"16", "nvtype":"double", "ccdlflags":" ", "cppflags":"-no-cpp-precomp -g -pipe -fno-common -DPERL_DARWIN -no-cpp-precomp -fno-strict-aliasing -Wdeclaration-after-statement -I\/usr\/local\/include", "cc":"cc", "archname":"darwin-thread-multi-2level", "config_args":"-ds -e -Dprefix=\/usr -Dccflags=-g -pipe -Dldflags=-Dman3ext=3pm -Duseithreads -Duseshrplib", "libc":"\/usr\/lib\/libc.dylib", "byteorder":"1234", "osname":"darwin", "d_longdbl":"define", "libpth":"\/usr\/local\/lib \/usr\/lib", "prototype":"define", "useperlio":"define", "so":"dylib", "ccflags":"-arch i386 -arch ppc -g -pipe -fno-common -DPERL_DARWIN -no-cpp-precomp -fno-strict-aliasing -Wdeclaration-after-statement -I\/usr\/local\/include", "gccversion":"4.0.1 (Apple Inc. build 5465)", "ldflags":"-arch i386 -arch ppc -L\/usr\/local\/lib", "useposix":"true", "useshrplib":"true", "longsize":"4", "uselongdouble":null, "alignbytes":"8", "d_longlong":"define", "use64bitall":"define", "ccversion":"", "man3ext":"3pm", "doublesize":"8", "usemymalloc":"n", "hint":"recommended", "use5005threads":null, "usemultiplicity":"define", "perllibs":"-ldl -lm -lutil -lc", "dlext":"bundle", "ivsize":"4", "usesocks":null, "lddlflags":"-arch i386 -arch ppc -bundle -undefined dynamic_lookup -L\/usr\/local\/lib", "libperl":"libperl.dylib", "osvers":"9.0", "cccdlflags":" ", "ptrsize":"4", "uselargefiles":"define", "useithreads":"define", "longlongsize":"8", "usethreads":"define", "d_sfio":null, "lseeksize":"8", "n":"", "libs":"-ldbm -ldl -lm -lutil -lc", "dlsrc":"dl_dlopen.xs", "use64bitint":"define", "d_dlsymun":null, "ld":"cc -mmacosx-version-min=10.5", "gccosandvers":"", "d_sigaction":"define", "ivtype":"long", "optimize":"-O3", "nvsize":"8", "intsize":"4", "prefix":"\/" }, "_report_vers":1, "_need_prerequisites": { "Test::More":"0.74" }, "_interpreter_vers_extra":null, "_via":"CPAN::Testers::Report 0.03, cpantest", "_make_test_output":"PERL_DL_NONLAZY=1 \/usr\/bin\/perl \"-MExtUtils::Command::MM\" \"-e\" \"test_harness(0, 'blib\/lib', 'blib\/arch')\" t\/*.t\nt\/0-signature........skipped\n all skipped: Set the environment variable TEST_SIGNATURE to enable this test.\nt\/1-report...........ok \nt\/98-pod.............skipped\n all skipped: Skipping author tests\nt\/99-pod_coverage....skipped\n all skipped: Skipping author tests\nAll tests successful, 3 tests skipped.\nFiles=4, Tests=113, 0 wallclock secs ( 0.38 cusr + 0.02 csys = 0.40 CPU)\n", "__errstr":null, "_dist":"Test-Reporter-1.34", "_dist_name":"Test-Reporter", "_environment_variables": { "HOME":"\/Users\/afoxson", "PERL5LIB":"\/sw\/lib\/perl5:\/sw\/lib\/perl5\/darwin" }, "_interpreter_version_extra":"", "_interpreter_vers_float":"5.008008", "_interpreter":"perl", "_have_prerequisites": { "Test::More":"0.47" }, "_perl_special_variables": { "$GID":"500 500", "$^X":"\/usr\/bin\/perl", "$EGID":"500 500", "$UID\/$EUID":"500 \/ 500" }, "_dist_vers":"1.34", "_rfc2822_date":"Sun, 13 Jan 2008 03:03:03 -0500", "_perl_toolchain_modules": { "Module::Signature":"0.55", "YAML":"0.66", "File::Spec":"3.25", "ExtUtils::Install":"1.44", "ExtUtils::Command":"1.13", "Module::Build":"0.2808", "ExtUtils::CBuilder":"0.21", "ExtUtils::Manifest":"1.51", "Test::Harness":"3.05", "ExtUtils::MakeMaker":"6.42", "ExtUtils::ParseXS":"2.18", "version":"0.74", "YAML::Syck":"1.00", "Test::More":"0.74", "CPAN":"1.9205", "Cwd":"3.25" }, "_comments":"...This is a computer-generated test report..." }



 Copyright (C) 2007, 2008 Adam J. Foxson and the CPAN Testers.
 All rights reserved.


This program is free software; you may redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.



Adam J. Foxson <>

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