Main Inclusion Report for libtest-cpan-meta-perl

test module to validate a CPAN META.yml file


  1. Availability:; available for all supported architectures or some subset ? Architecture: all

  2. Rationale:

    • Build dependency of libyaml-perl.
  3. Security:

    • CVE entries: None

    • Secunia history: None

    • Any binaries running as root or suid/sgid ? Any daemons ? No
    • Network activity: does it open any port ? Does it handle incoming network data ? No
    • Does it directly (not through a library) process binary (video, audio, etc) or structured (PDF, etc) data ? No
    • Any source code review performed ? (The approver will do a quick and shallow check.) No
  4. Quality assurance:

    • In what situations does the package not work out of the box without configuration ? None
    • Does the package ask any debconf questions higher than priority 'medium' ? No
    • Debian bugs: None

    • Maintenance in Debian is frenetic/vigorous/calm/dead ? vigorous

    • Upstream is frenetic/vigorous/calm/dead ? I haven't contacted upstream. shows that the last upload was in 20th of August. So, I believe upstream is still active.

    • Upstream bug tracker: None

    • Hardware: Does this package deal with hardware and if so how exotic is it ? No
    • Is there a test suite in the upstream source or packaging ? Is it enabled to run in the build ? Yes and yes.
  5. Standards compliance:

    • FHS, Debian Policy compliance ? Yes

    • Packaging system (debhelper/cdbs/dbs) ? debhelper Patch system ? None Any packaging oddities ? Standard perl module.
  6. Dependencies:

    • libtest-cpan-meta-perl
      • perl
      • libparse-cpan-meta-perl
    • Are these all in main ? No
  7. Maintenance:

    • Who is responsible for monitoring the quality of this package and fixing its bugs ? Debian Perl Group. Are they Ubuntu or Debian developers ? There are some Ubuntu developers who are active within the Debian Perl Group. I'd say both Ubuntu and Debian developers.
  8. Background information:

    • The general purpose and context of the package should be clear from the package's debian/control file. If it isn't then please explain.
    • What do upstream call this software ? Test-CPAN-Meta Has it had different names in the past ? It used to be Test-YAML-Meta.


MIR bug:

Author: Iulian Udrea

MainInclusionReportLibTestCpanMetaPerl (last edited 2009-09-29 14:18:15 by 79-119-252-21)