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From:
Peter Rabbitson
Date:
July 31, 2016 10:12
Subject:
Re: [perl #128775] [PATCH] ignore PERL_*_BACKEND variables duringcore builds
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On 07/30/2016 02:56 AM, Father Chrysostomos via RT wrote:

> Thank you.  Looks good.  But....
>
> Why is this not being applied to the CPAN repo if CPAN is upstream for this module.  What is the rush to get it into blead before the next Parse::CPAN::Meta release?
>

The patch has one purpose only: to allow one to build perl itself in an 
environment where PERL_YAML_BACKEND is set to something that is expected 
to be installed ahead of time. As it currently stands perl's 
post-compilation test run (which includes tests of P::C::M) will fail.

The perceived rush is so that people who do have a nonstandard ENV will 
not have to wait another month before they can compile random bleadperl 
without the need to sanitize their environment.


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