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Re: [perl #114278] Dual life install location

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David Golden
July 26, 2012 07:48
Re: [perl #114278] Dual life install location
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On Thu, Jul 26, 2012 at 10:17 AM, Leon Timmermans
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> Historically, dual-life modules have upgraded to the "perl"/"core"
> installdirs (as opposed to site, where most modules go). This kind of
> made sense before 5.12, when we made sense out of our default loading
> order, but really doesn't anymore right now. We should make all dual
> life modules install to site when installed from CPAN on 5.12+.

I wonder if we should patch EU::MM and M::B to detect dual-life
modules from Module::CoreList and override the install location if
incorrect for a given version of Perl.

That might be too draconian, as someone might have reasons to install
in the wrong place -- but they could prompt first.

-- David

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