[Catalyst] Using Test::WWW::Mechanize::Catalyst on a test database

Robert Rothenberg robrwo at gmail.com
Thu Feb 16 12:52:10 GMT 2012

On 15/02/12 22:51 Kieren Diment wrote:
> On 16/02/2012, at 9:45 AM, Robert Rothenberg wrote:
>> On 15/02/12 16:03 Jesse Sheidlower wrote:
>>> On Wed, Feb 15, 2012 at 03:25:51PM +0000, Robert Rothenberg wrote:
>>>> I would like to use Test::WWW::Mechanize::Catalyst with an alternative
>>>> database schema (since I want to test reading and writing on a database with
>>>> the same schema but known data that is not the live database), but it's not
>>>> clear to me from reading the documentation on how to do this, or even if
>>>> it's possible.
>>> Very much so. Have you looked at
>>> http://search.cpan.org/~hkclark/Catalyst-Manual-5.9002/lib/Catalyst/Manual/Tutorial/08_Testing.pod#SUPPORTING_BOTH_PRODUCTION_AND_TEST_DATABASES
>> This isn't working. It's clearly trying to load the myapp_testing.conf file
>> (because it complains if I put in syntax errors), but the database
>> connection info is not being overridden, and it's wiping the production
>> database.
> Can you produce a minimal test case demonstrating this and put it on the RT queue for Catalyst::Manual please?

Turns out to be a configuration issue on my end. (Another dev renamed
something and didn't fix the configuration.) It works now.

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