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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Path::Class may be a nightmare while testing modules under Win32, as it uses a native path separator, which is good sometimes but breaks tests if the author of the tests just compares a Path::Class object stringification with a path separated by forward slashes like this:

    my $file = file('foo/bar');
    like $file => qr|foo/bar|; # not ok for Win32 as $file becomes "foo\bar" there.

    I'd rather recommend Path::Extended (or Path::Extended::Class if you prefer), which has almost the same API but always uses a forw