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Installing gzip'd POD files?

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Steffen Mueller
January 24, 2012 23:36
Installing gzip'd POD files?
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Dear porters,

in the wake of the cut-down-perl discussion, I've wondered how hard and 
how beneficial it would be to optionally install .pod documents as 
.pod.gz and to teach perldoc (and what else?) to handle that 
transparently. We'd probably break a few things expecting to be able to 
do glob($LIBDIR/pod/*.pod), but that seems and acceptable tradeoff.

Of course, this doesn't reduce .rpm/.deb package size.

Best regards,

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