anyone working on Request Tracker, rt3?

Dennis Gregorovic dgregor at
Mon Mar 21 15:21:57 UTC 2005

On Mon, 2005-03-21 at 11:49 +1000, Robert Kearey wrote:
> seth vidal wrote:
> >>It's hard enough to package enormous monolithic CGI apps like RT as it 
> >>is, let's see if we can't at least make it painful instad of agonizing.
> > The biggest problem I've seen with perl module rpm building is the
> > infuriating 'make test' breaking, all the time.
> Yes, and each module does it's regression testing differently. I do so 
> love the ones that stop and ask you for user input. How we work around 
> that sort of madness is something that our resident Perl experts may be 
> able to suggest.

The better modules (like Template Toolkit) will allow you to pass in a
switch that tells the software to just use the defaults and don't ask
the user for input.  Anything that requires user input to build or test
is broken IMO and should be fixed upstream or with patches in the RPM.

-- Dennis

> We should at least be able to increase the amount of available modules.
> > -sv

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