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  • Here's my attempt at a straightforward installer which I believe meets your requirements without inventing a whole new distribution of perl or gcc: []

    I picked one combination (and listed some alternatives considered) but the approach should be easily adaptable and maintainable.

    • OK, having had time to install it, here's an official report card.

      1. Pass

      2. Pass

      3. Pass (with comment)

      While I'm a bit iffy about not having the other installers embedded, it did work just fine, and since the goal is to install from CPAN, requiring a network connection for the installation isn't unreasonable. So Pass.

      4. Pass

      5. Pass

      6. Fail (with comment)

      Running the installation inside the image worked, but the first-time configuration process failed utterly. After 2 hours of debugging and 4 new RT bug
      • After talking with fireartist regarding vanillaPerl, it would appear that with the new Windows firewall + other reasons there's no way we'd ever want FTP to _not_ use passive.

        So the recommendation is to set FTP_PASSIVE=1 at the system level in.

        HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Environment