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jonasbn (1153)

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Perl Programmer located in Copenhagen, Denmark. Active member of Copenhagen Perl Mongers.

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Thursday December 08, 2005
05:30 PM

Patch for Pod::WSDL 0.03

[ #27898 ]

This module specifies a requirement for Perl 5.8.5 in its Makefile.PL - this is just plain silly since the module installs and works on Perl 5.6.1 (after removing the requirement of course), so I have reported a bug and submitted a patch to deal with this.

crazy! :)

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  • I blame h2xs myself, for inserting the minimum version required into its default template. It's a very bad idea.


    • Unfortunately it's not just h2xs. Last time I trialed Module::Starter [] and ExtUtils::ModuleMaker [] they did it too. They both may have changed since then, but anyone who hasn't upgraded will still experience this.

      If anyone thinks they should include a specific version of Perl, then they should be running Perl::MinimumVersion [] first to verify.

      I've lost count of the number of emails and bug reports I've sent to authors who don't realise that this gets set by default. If I started submitting reports again, a si