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Re^3: Why does Test-WWW-Mechanize-Catalyst-0.55\t\multi_content_type.t hang on win32?

by Corion (Pope)
on Oct 10, 2011 at 15:26 UTC ( #930665=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^2: Why does Test-WWW-Mechanize-Catalyst-0.55\t\multi_content_type.t hang on win32?
in thread Why does Test-WWW-Mechanize-Catalyst-0.55\t\multi_content_type.t hang on win32?

Without looking further into this - my experience with fork() and sockets on Windows has led me to always spawn external processes (that is, HTTP servers) for module self-testing instead. Launching an external process via pipe-open works for HTTP::Server::Simple, WWW::Mechanize, WWW::Mechanize::Firefox and WWW::Mechanize::Shell.

I would not bother with investigating why fork and sockets don't interact like on Unix, because the fork-emulation never handled that well anyway.


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Re^4: Why does Test-WWW-Mechanize-Catalyst-0.55\t\multi_content_type.t hang on win32?
by Anonymous Monk on Oct 10, 2011 at 15:45 UTC

    Thanks

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