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DOHERTY SKAUFMAN HOUSTON YKO MITHALDU

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Chris Williams
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Changes for version 7.06

  • Enhancements:
  • version ranges are now supported for PREREQS, etc.
  • Metadata is now represented internally as Meta Spec 2.0
  • Use intermediate files to store META.* and *.ppd files
  • ExtUtils::Command has been re-incorporated at 1.19 of that module
  • Refactored XS handling
  • XSMULTI=>1 - put multiple *.xs under lib, it "just works" and XSBUILD for refined control of XSMULTI
  • can do "make test" without first doing "make"
  • Bug fixes:
  • Handle new warnings from File::Path
  • Resolve RT#106572 specifying AUTHOR via command-line is broken
  • Warning on missing TEST_REQUIRES and CONFIGURE_REQUIRES
  • Sanitise make_type on Win32
  • Cygwin rebase fixes
  • Makefile starting comments reflect decoded @ARGV, not raw
  • Add various targets to .PHONY to avoid disk IO with dmake
  • Fixed race condition in realclean
  • improve static-build lib detection
  • Eliminate non-error STDERR
  • Make WriteEmptyMakefile Makefile functional when called in subdir
  • manifypods fixes
  • perllocal.pod generation "Perl in Space" fix
  • PASTHRU fixes
  • Fix distsignature dependencies for parallel make
  • Check exit status for commands in "make ci" target
  • Dist fixes:
  • Made %ExtraPrereqs match bundled prereqs
  • Included MANIFEST.SKIP from ExtUtils::Manifest
  • The bundled Encode::Locale has been updated to 1.04
  • Test fixes:
  • test PL_FILES of a "module"
  • Various tests no longer require a separate .pm file for testing
  • Support v5.6.1 in various tests
  • test static build if $ENV{AUTHOR_TESTING}
  • XS tests now pluggable
  • test for "Perl in Space"
  • Doc fixes:
  • better document for PL_FILES, oneliner method
  • FAQ updated

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