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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Someone, who might prefer to remain nameless, hosed his perl install by running make install with ponie. The problem here is that the FreeBSD perl uses a mass of Configure arguments to set each library install directory independently, and ponie's Configure.pl was passing on every argument it didn't recognise to configure ponie. The upshot is that ponie would install all over the (say) 5.8.7 directories. This prompted 2 changes. Firstly removing all the explicit prefix setting [perl.org] and secondly stopping people i [perl.org]