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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Debian GNU/Linux ... ha[s] a recurring problem with "dual-life" modules. ... The primary problem seems to be that binary packaging systems consider files to be inviolate.

    In Debian's case it's (largely) true that one file path belongs to one package, but that isn't actually a problem for dual-life Perl modules. Core modules (such as CGI, which come in the perl-base and perl-modules packages) and Cpan modules (such as YAML, which each come in their own packages, such as libyaml-perl) are installed to di