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Re: curl tests now use perl module

From: Rainer Jung via curl-library <>
Date: Thu, 18 May 2023 00:36:22 +0200

Am 17.05.23 um 10:14 schrieb Dan Fandrich:
> On Wed, May 17, 2023 at 09:48:39AM +0200, Rainer Jung via curl-library wrote:
>> I just wanted to note, that the test suite now uses the perl module
>> That module is contained in the perl base package eg. for RHEL
>> 7, but for RHEL 8 must be installed as perl-Memoize.
> I had assumed this would be available everywhere in a base perl installation
> and therefore safe to use, especially since nobody complained until now.
> Memoize just improves test performance and isn't critical, so if it's going to
> cause issues it could be made optional. Are there any other perl distributions
> that relegate it to a separate package?

As far as I could see, it seems to be mostly the RHEL, Fedora and
similar distributions. And for them it is easy to install. So maybe a
hint in the test suite explanations wouold be nice, but I don't see the
need to make it optional.

Thanks and regards,


Received on 2023-05-18