mocked - use mocked libraries in unit tests
# use a fake LWP::Simple for testing from t/lib/LWP/Simple.pm
use mocked 'LWP::Simple';
my $text = get($url);
# use a fake WWW::Mechanize for testing from t/mock-libs/WWW/Mechanize.pm
use mocked [qw(WWW::Mechanize t/mock-libs)];
Often during unit testing, you may find the need to use mocked libraries to test
edge cases, or prevent unit tests from using slow or external code.
This is where mocking libraries can help.
When you mock a library, you are creating a fake one that will be used in place
of the real one. The code can do as much or as little as is needed.
Use mocked.pm as a safety measure (be sure you're actually using the mocked
module), and as a way to document the tests for future maintainers.
The real @INC that we are over-ridding is stored here while we are loading the
With a package name, this function will ensure that the module you specify is
loaded from t/lib.
You can also pass an array reference containing the package name and a directory
from which to load it from.
Luke Closs, "<cpan at 5thplane.com>" Scott McWhirter,
"<kungfuftr at cpan.org>"
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This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under
the same terms as Perl itself.
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