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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Why Module::Install cannot detect that the installed version is newer and then fallback to this, instead of insisting on the outdated (and possibly broken) version embedded in the distribution? Such feature would be able to remedy installations with broken installers with a simpler recipe like:
    cpan> install Module::Install
    cpan> install Dist::With::Broken::Installer
    • Usually, Module::Install is not installed on the target Perl. That is the charm of the whole thing, as it circumvents that part of the problems that Module::Build has until it makes it into the Perl core.