[Catalyst] lib question

Dermot paikkos at googlemail.com
Fri Jan 15 17:44:49 GMT 2010

2010/1/15 Florian Ragwitz <rafl at debian.org>:
> On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 05:15:13PM +0000, Dermot wrote:
>> I had a search on the archives but I can't see anything. I doubt that
>> it's an oversight, so can someone tell me the reason why the tests
>> that are created by Catalyst::Helper do not have use FindBin and set
>> lib accordingly?
> My guess is because they don't need to. Things like prove and make test
> will set up @INC to contain your applications lib/ directory. The
> FindBin thingy is usually used to set up @INC to contain extra libraries
> used only for testing from something like t/lib/.
> I'm not aware of any generated test that does that.

I guess it just a matter of approach. The Makefile.PL has

all_from 'lib/MyApp.pm';

so I guess that's what you mean by setting up @INC. I tend to execute
prove from the top level directory as `prove -r t`. I guess I will
have to get used to use the -I option as well.

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