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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • (God only knows what we'd use build_requires: perl: for, but it does give us consistency across the dependency specification)

    I think cross-compilation can be one example of such uses. Imagine a distribution which may use a later perl to build sources (including generating fancy code and doing pesky pre-computations) which will be then run on a less powerful perl (supported in embedded devices).