Solstice

Author/Maintainer
MCRAWFOR
Version
Release Date
2007-11-07
Kwalitee
100.00
Core Kwalitee
74.29
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Kwalitee Fails

Core metrics

These fails do affect your Kwalitee scores. This distribution may not be installed cleanly, or may have some issues in license or documentation. Please consider fixing them, or tell us if they are false.

metricremedy
has readme

The file "README" is missing from this distribution. The README provides some basic information to users prior to downloading and unpacking the distribution.

Add a README to the distribution. It should contain a quick description of your module and how to install it.

has manifest

The file "MANIFEST" is missing from this distribution. The MANIFEST lists all files included in the distribution.

Add a MANIFEST to the distribution. Your buildtool should be able to autogenerate it (eg "make manifest" or "./Build manifest")

has meta yml

The file "META.yml" is missing from this distribution. META.yml is needed by people maintaining module collections (like CPAN), for people writing installation tools, or just people who want to know some stuff about a distribution before downloading it.

Add a META.yml to the distribution. Your buildtool should be able to autogenerate it.

no symlinks

This distribution includes symbolic links (symlinks). This is bad, because there are operating systems that do not handle symlinks.

Remove the symlinks from the distribution.

no broken auto install

This distribution uses an old version of Module::Install. Versions of Module::Install prior to 0.89 do not detect correcty that CPAN/CPANPLUS shell is used.

Upgrade the bundled version of Module::Install to at least 0.89, but preferably to the most current release. Alternatively, you can switch to another build system / installer that does not suffer from this problem. (ExtUtils::MakeMaker, Module::Build both of which have their own set of problems.)

manifest matches dist

MANIFEST does not match the contents of this distribution.

Run a proper command ("make manifest" or "./Build manifest", maybe with a force option), or use a distribution builder to generate the MANIFEST. Or update MANIFEST manually.

no pod errors

The documentation for this distribution contains syntactic errors in its POD. Note that this metric tests all .pl, .pm and .pod files, even if they are in t/. See 'pod_message' in the dist error view for more info.

Remove the POD errors. You can check for POD errors automatically by including Test::Pod to your test suite.

prereq matches use

This distribution uses a module or a dist that's not listed as a prerequisite.

List all used modules in META.yml requires

package version matches dist version

None of the package versions in this distribution matches the distribution version.

Fix the version(s).

Extra metrics

These fails affect your total Kwalitee score, but don't affect the one for the Game. Some of them should be fixed by all means. Others are just matters of taste.

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meta yml has license

This distribution does not have a license defined in META.yml.

Define the license if you are using in Build.PL. If you are using MakeMaker (Makefile.PL) you should upgrade to ExtUtils::MakeMaker version 6.31.

is prereq

This distribution is not required by another distribution by another author.

Convince / force / bribe another CPAN author to use this distribution.

no invalid versions

This distribution has .pm files with an invalid version.

Fix the version numbers so that version::is_lax($version) returns true.

Experimental metrics

Excellent. Your distribution passes all the experimental metrics.

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