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TAP::Parser::Result::Plan(3perl) Perl Programmers Reference Guide TAP::Parser::Result::Plan(3perl)


TAP::Parser::Result::Plan - Plan result token.


Version 3.42


This is a subclass of TAP::Parser::Result. A token of this class will be returned if a plan line is encountered.

 ok 1 - woo hooo!

1..1 is the plan. Gotta have a plan.


Mainly listed here to shut up the pitiful screams of the pod coverage tests. They keep me awake at night.

  • "as_string"
  • "raw"

Instance Methods


  if ( $result->is_plan ) {
     print $result->plan;

This is merely a synonym for "as_string".


  my $planned = $result->tests_planned;

Returns the number of tests planned. For example, a plan of 1..17 will cause this method to return '17'.


 my $directive = $plan->directive;

If a SKIP directive is included with the plan, this method will return it.

 1..0 # SKIP: why bother?


  if ( $result->has_skip ) { ... }

Returns a boolean value indicating whether or not this test has a SKIP directive.


 my $explanation = $plan->explanation;

If a SKIP directive was included with the plan, this method will return the explanation, if any.


  my $todo = $result->todo_list;
  for ( @$todo ) {
2021-09-24 perl v5.32.1