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Changes for version 6.000 - 2017-12-17

  • Updates for Dist::Zilla 6
  • ArchiveRelease
    • Replace Path::Class with Path::Tiny
  • Metadata
    • Treat x_contributors custom key as List (GitHub#6: Robert Rothenberg)
  • =Dist::Zilla::Role::ModuleInfo
    • Replace Path::Class with Path::Tiny
    • Now requires Dist::Zilla 6


Move the release tarball to an archive directory
Ensure version numbers are up-to-date
Allow a dist to have a custom Makefile.PL
Add arbitrary keys to distmeta
Allow a dist to have a custom Build.PL
Look for comments recommending prerequisites
Check the prereqs from our META.json
Get distribution version from its main_module
Dump selected hash keys as a string
Create Module::Metadata object from Dist::Zilla::File