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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • In the extreme case you could have functionality that exists in a core module that is not tested because it depends on an optional module, and then you could have another module that lists both modules (the core and the optional) as dependencies, tests the optional functionality, and pretends to the user to be the module you have to install if you want that functionality. It could be a test-only distribution, although it might not make that obvious to the end-user.

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