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Dist::Zilla::Plugin::ModuleBuildTiny - Build a Build.PL that uses Module::Build::Tiny


version 0.017


This plugin will create a Build.PL for installing the dist using Module::Build::Tiny.



Optional: Specify the minimum version of Module::Build::Tiny to depend on.

Defaults to the version determined by version_method.


This attribute determines how the default minimum perl is detected. It has two possible values:

  • installed

    This will give the version installed on the author's perl installation.

  • conservative

    This will return a heuristically determined minimum version of MBT.


Optional: Specify the minimum version of perl to require in the Build.PL.

This is normally taken from dzil's prereq metadata.


This is an option to set the HIGHLY EXPERIMENTAL x_static_install metadata field. DO NOT USE THIS OPTION if you are not involved in its testing with the Perl Toolchain Gang.

It has three possible values:

  • no

    No extra metadata is added. This is the default setting.

  • yes

    Sets x_static_install = 1 in metadata.

  • auto

    Sets x_static_install = 1 in metadata if the distribution appears to be compatible - presently only the existence of .PL and .xs files are checked.

A line of code which is included near the top of Build.PL. Can be used more than once.

A line of code which is included at the bottom of Build.PL. Can be used more than once.


A string, usually a single character, which is stripped from the beginning of all header, and footer lines. This is because the INI file format strips all leading whitespace from option values, so including this character at the front allows you to use leading whitespace in an option string. This is helpful for the formatting of Build.PLs, but a nice thing to have when inserting any block of code.


Leon Timmermans <>


This software is copyright (c) 2011 by Leon Timmermans.

This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.