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  • Could you please please please make the download of the compiler optional. I don't wish to download the same multi-megabyte compiler package again and again for every little upgrade of this Perl distro.
    • The entire mandate of this distribution is that it comes with a compiler built in by default.

      If you do not want a compiler in your Perl distribution, ActiveState makes an excellent Win32 Perl distribution that can meet your needs.

      Further, as dagolden mentions, "each little release" only applies during alpha, and I'm afraid we're going with simplicity here.

      Once we get to production releases, we expect there to only be one release per Perl release. So it adds 10meg of extra download per 6 months.

      I don't see a