Considering the version number is low, and there are bug reports open
from 2010, I would suspect that there will likely be a negative side effect
at some point.
However, the module could still work as expected, if you do want to use
it, I would recommend doing some testing on your own, and discovering why
the install tests failed.
In my own experience, though, unsupported modules may come back to haunt
you at unexpected
times in inconvenient ways.
Of course, you could ask the author if you can take over the module
I would suggest taking a look at alternative session modules on
I am using a Catalyst plugin, but Data::Session looks pretty good to me.