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Id: 12839
Status: resolved
Priority: 0/
Queue: Net-IP

Owner: manuel.valente [...]
Requestors: adamk [...]

Bug Information
Severity: Important
Broken in: 1.21
Fixed in: 1.23

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Subject: Incorrectly adds dependency on 5.008
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Net::IP has a Makefile.PL dependency on perl 5.008. This is cascading down to every project that depends on it, including ThreatNet::, which otherwise is quite happily 5.006 dependant. On a perl 5.6.1 box, I removed the first line of Makefile.PL "use 5.008;" and the module could be made tested and installed without error. My conclusion is either that the 5.008 slipped in as boilerplate, or there is a bug triggered by older versions, but there is no unit test that examines it. You need to use either a more accurate version dependency, or add a unit test that will fail, or both.

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