Fixed temporary files handling in HTTP::DAV

It's more than 3 years already that I took over maintainership for HTTP::DAV. I've been fixing several bugs, last one today (and 0.45 is just out on CPAN), and I have to say that it was a fantastic exercise, that I really suggest to anyone even moderately interested in open source development and improving their own programming skills.

Here's how it works:

  • Pick a CPAN distribution that has been put up for adoption, or one that your $work depends on (my case for HTTP::DAV)
  • Contact its author or current maintainer
  • Take a look at its RT queue (usually it's something like
  • Pick whatever bug you fancy from the list
  • Write a test case for it, naming it t/RT_[ticket_number].t
  • Fix the bug in the code, and see your test case pass

That's what I've been trying to do with HTTP::DAV, that was back then completely unknown code to me. I hope the results are decent. At least there hasn't been any regression reported so far… :-)

Enjoy, and

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