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Subject: Time::y2038 seems to be an undeclared runtime dep
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I got this report: http://www.cpantesters.org/cpan/report/f07da800-921a-11e0-ae40-a4eecb992562 Had to work around it by declaring Time::y2038 myself.
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Time::y2038 is an optional dependency. At build time, perl5i checks to see if its needed and adds the dep if necessary. Time::y2038 has its own code to deal with this, but its a bit unreliable and was generating false failures. perl5i::0::DateTime has `use Time::y2038` hard coded, but nobody should be using perl5i::0. If it really matters perl5i::0 can be patched to do what perl5i::1::DateTime does but I would just remove perl5::i0. I'd also remove perl5::i1 as there wasn't even a month between perl5i::1 and perl5i::2. You wouldn't be writing any new code with perl5i::1 so I can't see why anyone would find perl5::i1 useful. Up to you.


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