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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • to create a single use command that will (effectively) load all of CPAN.
    Only if you ignore external libraries.

    XS modules by themselves are already problematic, but assuming people have a suitable C compiler, those libraries that are dependant on an external C library, cannot simply be installed using CPAN.pm. Not even if you already have the external library.

  • Or all the other reason you can't have it, like Win32:: on linux and so on.

    BUT, they are there, and you can call methods on them.

    It's just that the method might explode horribly :)