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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • One of the issues (and is being discussed in other threads here) is the problem with File::HomeDir requiring the huge and mostly busted Mac::Carbon. CPAN tries to install this because it will use File::HomeDir to decide where to put ".cpan" on platforms where File::HomeDir is available. Unfortunately this ends up putting .cpan in a directory that contains spaces, which tends to break a lot of module tests and compiles, since most tests are written as though unix was the only filesystem, and I also see tha
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    • Unfortunately this ends up putting .cpan in a directory that contains spaces, which tends to break a lot of module tests and compiles, since most tests are written as though unix was the only filesystem

      Does Unix not support spaces in filenames?

      There might be a problem in tests, but it's not because they assume they're running on "the unix filesystem" (whatever that is).

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