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  • That's not their fault for running it, it's your fault for not telling them not to.

    You are supposed to have your Makefile.PL abort appropriately if you see you are on a platform that you don't support.

    There are, in fact, some Win32:: modules that DO run on Linux under certain wine'y scenarios. So a filename-related shortcut wouldn't work.

    Your Makefile.PL already says what dependencies and what perl version it needs. It should also abort cleanly if it doesn't support some host.

    That way they don't have to guess (the worst enemy of testing) because you've told them explicitly.