Re: [rt.cpan.org #58445] overzealous usage of configure_requires considered harmful
On Sat, 2010-19-06 at 19:30 +0300, Damyan Ivanov wrote:
> When I am in a situation like this, I the following actions in order.
> 1. Install the package from squeeze or sid. Most of the time this
> works right away and APT pinning helps not to pull the whole
> distribution into the stable environment.
> 2. Backport the package from squeeze or sid. This is seldom
> necessary. The most common case is modules with XS.
Could you not (2) try install from the source package for modules with
XS so your step (2) would become (3).