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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Frankly the more I read about weird problems with Module::Build the more my gut tells me "Just use ExtUtils::MakeMaker".

    What advantage do *you* get by using Module::Build?
    • I've answered this too many times. People always ask by the answer is readily available with even a quick search. Some people like MB, some people don't.

      It's easy to override actions. It's easy to add custom actions. It's one hell of a lot easier than trying to debug weird Makefile issues -- particularly if it's someone else's bug and you're not sure what platform they're on or which strange 'make' lookalike they're using. It's a potentially far superior choice to and if there were half as much effor