[Bioperl-l] Tests involving remote databases

Hilmar Lapp hlapp at gmx.net
Sat Sep 30 21:43:17 UTC 2006

On Sep 30, 2006, at 10:57 AM, Chris Fields wrote:

> There should be a failed test to let us know of the problem.  As
> currently set up, the XEMBL server failure doesn't show up in
> Test::Harness test summaries.  Biblio_biofetch.t had the similar
> problems before Brian's fixes.

Just keep in mind that you may not want somebody's CPAN installation  
to fail (or require a 'forced' install) just because some server  
happens to be down for maintenance.

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